London, South Kensington
28 March 2002
A figure of the 'Soldier's Dream'
wearing Highland dress, modelled seated resting his elbow on a drum before a flag, a cannon below, on a grassy mound applied with tufts, upon a gilt-line base, circa 1854 (damages and restoration) -- 28cm. high
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Cf. P.D. Gordon Pugh, Staffordshire Portrait Figures of the Victorian Era (1970), p. c276, fig. 203.
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