Hamlet, T - portrait of a man
This miniature profile portrait is by T Hamlet. On the reverse there is most of his trade label. It is headed by the Royal Coat of Arms and under that reads;
"Hamlet, Miniature and Profile Painter to Her Majesty and the Royal Family, No 2 Old Bond Streeet Bath, takes the most striking likenesses on glass, paper, or ivory. A sitting of only one minute required. Large Shades reduced to any size. Profiles in Black from 2s 6d to L 1. 1s. Coloured from 10s 6d to L3. 3s. Prepared ivories for miniature painting and miniature Frames for sale. Ladies and Gentlemen waited on. Wood & Co. City Printing Office Bath."
The sitter is unknown. 295
Posted by Don Shelton at 7:08 PM