London, South Kensington
28 March 2002
A group of a sailor and companion
he modelled standing holding a flag beside his sweetheart, she seated holding a sheaf of corn, on rocky mound above shaped gilt-line base (damages and restoration) -- 27cm. high; and another group of a sailor and companion modelled standing side by side, on rocky mound base (some flaking to gilding) -- 24cm. high
See illustration (2)
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Cf. P.D. Gordon Pugh, Staffordshire Portrait Figures of the Victorian Era (1970), p. C275, fig. 206 and p. C286, fig. 253.
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