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The Iron Duke (The Duke of Wellington)

The Iron Duke (The Duke of Wellington)
(early 19th century)

miniature: watercolour and gouache on ivory, copper alloy, gold and coral
(3.5 × 3.0 cm) (oval) 4.5 × 4.0 cm (frame)
engraved (inverted) on reverse of brooch l.r.-u.l.: Given by / the / L: L: OF IRELAND / to his A.D.C. / Lt (t in superscript above : ) Col: d'Arcy. / as a likeness / of / THE IRON DUKE
scratched into border on reverse of brooch l.l.: ]/-/- g/x1-
Accession Number
International Prints and Drawings
Credit Line
National Gallery of Victoria, Melbourne
Bequest of Janet Biddlecombe, 1954
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Gallery location
Not on display
Subjects (general)
Subjects (specific)
grand dukes men (male humans) miniatures (paintings) miniatures (paintings) portrait heads single-sitter portraits three-quarter views Wellington, Arthur Wellesley, Duke of