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Wax head of Charles Talbot, Duke of Shrewsbury

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An image of Sculpture. Head of Charles Talbot (1660-1718), Earl of Shrewsbury (1668), Duke of Shrewsbury (1694). Head, wax, cast, with applied hair eyebrows. In later wooden case with convex glass front. Height, whole, 26.0 cm, width, whole, 17.0 cm, depth, whole, 21.5 cm, circa 1718. Production Note: Possibly a model for a funeral effigy, or the head from a funeral effigy. English.

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Sculpture. Head of Charles Talbot (1660-1718), Earl of Shrewsbury (1668), Duke of Shrewsbury (1694). Head, wax, cast, with applied hair eyebrows. In later wooden case with convex glass front. Height, whole, 26.0 cm, width, whole, 17.0 cm, depth, whole, 21.5 cm, circa 1718. Production Note: Possibly a model for a funeral effigy, or the head from a funeral effigy. English.

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  • Accession Number: M.6 & A-1816
  • Photograph copyright © The Fitzwilliam Museum, Cambridge.
  • Aperture: f/45.0
  • Focal length: 120
  • Camera: Hasselblad H3DII-31
  • Photographer name: Jaymes Sinclair
  • Image height: 1024 pixels
  • Image width: 677 pixels
  • Processed with: Adobe Photoshop Lightroom 5.6 (Macintosh)
  • Filesize: 108.98kB
  • Exposure time: 1/125
  • ISO Speed: 100
  • Fnumber: 45/1

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18th Century Date Department English Fitz_AA Georgian Material Nationalities Object Type Other Keywords Workflow _WF_AdOK _WF_KWD _WF_OPACtd _WF_PCtd aristocracy aristocratic cast death mask duke earl effigy eyebrows eyes eyes closed funerary head male mask portraits sculpture wax

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rgb(160,135,99), rgb(100,79,50), rgb(232,232,232), rgb(109,91,68), rgb(217,205,185), rgb(199,191,180), rgb(114,100,75), rgb(204,178,139), rgb(222,189,146), rgb(168,124,60), rgb(204,196,212)

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