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Object information

Current Location: In storage

Titles

George I 1660-1727

Maker(s)

Miniaturist: Sturt, John

Categories

Measurements and weight

Height: 177 mm
Width: 147 mm

Acquisition and important dates

Method of acquisition: Bequeathed (1922) by Perceval, Spencer George

School or Style

British

Materials used in production

Watercolour
Brown ink
Graphite
Gold

Components of the work

Support composed of vellum (skin)

Techniques used in production

Watercolour : Graphite, brown ink, watercolour and gold on vellum

Inscription or legends present

  • Text: In this Piece is writ the Lords Prayer the Creed and Ten Commandments the Prayers for the King and Royal Family the Prayer for the High Court of Parliament the Acts of Succession and / Privilidge [sic] of Parliament Anne Regni Gulielmi iii Regis Angliae Scotiae Franciae & Hiberniae XII & XIII. Anno Domini 1700. Likewise his sacred Majesty King GEORGE'S Speech to both Houses / of Parliament with the Right Honorable [sic] and Honorable [sic] the addresse of the Lords and Commons and his Majesty's Answers. Also several Proper Sentences Collected out of the Scriptures / Note every Part throughout this Picture is marked for the more Easy Reading it
  • Location: Lower edge
  • Method of creation: Brown ink
  • Text: GEORGIUS . DEI . GRATIA . MAG . BRIT . FRAN . HIBERNIAE . REX . FIDEI . DEFENSOR . DUX . BRUNSUIC . ET . LUNAEB . S .R . I . ARCHITHES . ET . ELEC .
  • Location: Around the portrait
  • Method of creation: Black ink

References and bibliographic entries

Identification numbers

Accession number: 3712
Primary reference Number: 18246
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Audit data

Created: Saturday 6 August 2011 Updated: Monday 3 August 2020 Last processed: Tuesday 13 June 2023

Associated departments & institutions

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

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