• Christie's Interiors auction at Christies

    Sale 5695

    Christie's Interiors

    13 April 2010, London, South Kensington

  • Lot 393

    A PORTRAIT MINIATURE OF COL. CHARLES THOMAS

    ATTRIBUTABLE TO PETER EDWARD STROELY (1768-1826), CIRCA 1810

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    A PORTRAIT MINIATURE OF COL. CHARLES THOMAS
    ATTRIBUTABLE TO PETER EDWARD STROELY (1768-1826), CIRCA 1810
    On ivory, indistinctly signed
    2 5/8 in. (6.5 cm.) in ebonised frame


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    The sitter, an officer of the 1st Foot Guards was killed at Waterloo

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