London, South Kensington
15 March 2001
An equestrian figure of Dick Turpin on Black Bess
wearing a tricorn hat, long coat with ermine cuffs and breeches, modelled facing right, on a rocky mound above an oval titled base -- 26cm. high; an equestrian figure of Colonel Peard modelled facing left, sparsely coloured, on shaped titled base, circa 1864 -- 24cm. high; a figure of Uncle Tom, typically modeled seated with Eva on his knee, circa 1852 -- 27cm. high (3)
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Cf. P.D. Gordon Pugh, Staffordshire Portrait Figures Of The Victorian Era (1970), p. G468, fig. 3, for an example of a figure of Dick Turpin on Black Bess.
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