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Untitled (Portrait of a gentleman in 19th century costume holding a book) (No. 34)
(c. 1845)

watercolour and pencil on paper on Japanese paper
41.8 × 35.6 cm irreg. (image) (50.0 × 39.8 cm) (sheet)
Place/s of Execution
Hobart, Tasmania
inscribed in pencil (in image) l.c.: T.G. Wainewright
Accession Number
Australian Prints & Drawings
Credit Line
National Gallery of Victoria, Melbourne
Accessioned, 1994
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Gallery location
Not on display
Physical description
Half-length portrait of a seated man, facing to the left and holding a book in his left hand. His hair is parted on his left. He wears a black neck cloth and a frock coat (originally with sloping shoulders) with wide lapels, and a black waistcoat. The work is signed in pencil l.c. (on the book) T.G. Wainewright.