Skip to main content

Sir Henry Grant 1743-1831: PD.12-1970

An image of PD.12-1970_2_mas_legacy.tif

Terms of use

These images are provided for non-commercial use under a Creative Commons License (BY-NC-ND). To license a high resolution version, please contact our image library who will discuss fees, terms and waivers.

Download this image

Creative commons explained - what it means, how you can use our's and other people's content.

Alternative views

Object information

Current Location: In storage


Sir Henry Grant 1743-1831


Miniaturist: Unknown



History note: By descent through the Grant and Camac families to Miss Dorothy Bushby

Measurements and weight

Height: 82 mm
Width: 64 mm

Acquisition and important dates

Method of acquisition: Given (1970) by Bushby, Dorothy, Mrs


Production date: circa AD 1790

School or Style


Materials used in production


Components of the work

Support composed of ivory

Techniques used in production

Watercolour : Watercolour on ivory

Inscription or legends present

  • Text: Henry Grant Esq / The Gnoll / Died July 5th / 1831 / Aged 88
  • Location: Case, white satin lining of lid
  • Method of creation: Ink

References and bibliographic entries

Identification numbers

Accession number: PD.12-1970
Primary reference Number: 17632
Stable URI

Audit data

Created: Saturday 6 August 2011 Updated: Wednesday 6 December 2023 Last processed: Wednesday 6 December 2023

Associated departments & institutions

Owner or interested party: The Fitzwilliam Museum
Associated department: Paintings, Drawings and Prints

Citation for print

This record can be cited in the Harvard Bibliographic style using the text below:

The Fitzwilliam Museum (2024) "Sir Henry Grant 1743-1831" Web page available at: Accessed: 2024-04-17 13:56:32

Citation for Wikipedia

To cite this record on Wikipedia you can use this code snippet:

{{cite web|url= |title=Sir Henry Grant 1743-1831 |author=The Fitzwilliam Museum|accessdate=2024-04-17 13:56:32|publisher=The University of Cambridge}}

API call for this record

To call these data via our API (remember this needs to be authenticated) you can use this code snippet:

Bootstrap HTML code for reuse

To use this as a simple code embed, copy this string:

<div class="text-center">
    <figure class="figure">
        <img src=""
        alt="Sir Henry Grant 1743-1831"
        class="img-fluid" />
        <figcaption class="figure-caption text-info">Sir Henry Grant 1743-1831</figcaption>

More objects and works of art you might like

Market Cart

Accession Number: P.998-R

A view of the Vatican from the North

Accession Number: PD.491-1963

Sir Thomas Lawrence

Accession Number: P.14173-R

Suggested products from Curating Cambridge

You might be interested in this...

Sign up for updates

Updates about future exhibitions and displays, family activities, virtual events & news. You'll be the first to know...