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Admiral Earl Howe

Admiral Earl Howe
Title
Admiral Earl Howe
Date 
1798
Medium 
Bisque with walnut oval frame
Dimensions 
Overall: 3 5/8 in. ( 9.2 cm )
Description 
Bas-relief portrait. Profile bust in naval officer's uniform
Credit Line 
Bequest of Mr. Charles Allen Munn
Object Number 
1924.100
Marks 
inscriptions: Inscribed: "Admiral/Earl Howe/1798" inscription: "Re or Be"
Provenance 
The Collection of Charles Allen Munn
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group