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Sir Henry James Sumner Maine (1822-1888): M.2-1890

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Object information

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Titles

Sir Henry James Sumner Maine (1822-1888)

Maker(s)

Boehm, Joseph Edgar, baronet (After)

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Description

Plaster, painted to resemble terracotta. Circular. The sitter's head and shoulders are facing and looking almost profile to the right, turned slightly more to the front. He is bare-headed, with receding hair falling in long locks at the back and long bushy side-whiskers. He wears a jacket and knotted tie.
The plaque is in an ebonized wood frame with label attached 'The original cast for the marble memorial in Westminster'.

Legal notes

Given by Lady Maine

Measurements and weight

Diameter: 46.3 cm

Acquisition and important dates

Method of acquisition: Given (1890-03-21) by Lady Maine

Dating

4th quarter 19th Century
Victoria
Circa 1888 CE - 1890 CE

People, subjects and objects depicted

Project

  • Sculpture UK

Components of the work

Frame composed of ebonized wood
Decoration

Materials used in production

Plaster

Techniques used in production

Casting (process) : Plaster, cast, painted to resemble terracotta

Inscription or legends present

  • Text: The original cast for the marble memorial in Westminster Abbey
  • Location: Attached to ebonized wood frame
  • Type: Label

References and bibliographic entries

Identification numbers

Accession number: M.2-1890
Primary reference Number: 29314
External ID: CAM_CCF_M_2_1890
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Audit data

Created: Saturday 6 August 2011 Updated: Thursday 5 December 2019 Last processed: Sunday 21 March 2021

Associated departments & institutions

Owner or interested party: The Fitzwilliam Museum
Associated department: Applied Arts

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