Nathaniel Plimer (attributed) , Undated but circa 1803-1805
A Miniature Portrait of Lieutenant-Coloniel Thomas Makdougall Brisbane (1773-1860), Governor of New South Wales 1821-1825, his hair powdered and wearing a white shirt, scarlet coat with gold epaulettes and black stock
Engraved verso, "Lieutt Coll Thoms Brisbane"
on ivory, framed with a 9 carat yellow gold mounted
7 x 5.3cm (2 3/4 x 2 1/16in).
- Additional Provenance:
Important UK Collection of English & European miniatures
Thence Australian book auctions 2008
Private Collection, NSW
This miniature reaches the thresholds of a Class B Australian Protected Object (APO) under Parts 5 and 9 of the Nation Cultural Heritage List. This means that, if purchased by an overseas collector, an application to export the object under the Protection of Movable Cultural Heritage Act, 1986 (PMCH Act) must be sought.