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Lot 0663
Description: A SILHOUETTE OF GENERAL STIBBERT, ENGLISH SCHOOL, CIRCA 1770
profile to sinister, in an ebonised frame, 9.5cm oval; together with a Silhouette of Lieutenant Edward Thoume, English School, circa 1770, profile to dexter, in later gilt frame, 9.5cm oval; a Silhouette of a gentleman, English School, circa 1830, profile to sinister, ebonised frame; and another, English School, late 18th century, profile to sinister, ebonised frame
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Lt.-Gen. Giles Stibbert (1734-1809) was twice Commander-in-Chief in India, building the first Portswood House in Hampshire in 1778. His grandson, Frederick Stibbert, established the Stibbert museum in Florence. His wife, Sophonia Rebecca Wright, was aunt to the Bombay Artillery officer, Peter Breton of Polygon House, see lot 665.
Provenance: Collection of Thomasine Grenfell White (1877-1956), whose grandmother was Mary Ann Holloway of Marchwood Park (née Breton of Polygon House).
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A SILHOUETTE OF GENERAL STIBBERT, ENGLISH SCHOOL, CIRCA

Estimate £100 - £200Nov 22, 2018
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