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Brooch - Portrait of Lord Byron (1788-1824)

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Birmingham Museums and Art Gallery

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Basic Information

Accession Number:1981M548
Collection:Applied Art - Jewellery
Date:1883 - 1883

Maker Information

Enameller:William Bishop Ford - View biography for William Bishop Ford


Brooch of gold with a painted enamel portrait of the poet Lord Byron (1788-1824). William Bishop Ford (1832-1922) was a specialist painter of miniature enamels, he was a pupil and assistant of William Essex, and worked and exhibited prolifically in London.

Presented by Mrs Anne Hull Grundy, 1981.

Further Information

Production Period:19th Century
Medium:Enamel portrait, mounted in gold.
Place of Origin:London, England

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Height:25 mm
Width:20 mm