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Painting (Silhouette) of Stephen Peter Rigaud, c.1820

Inventory Number: 15701
Object Type: painting
Persons: Stephen Peter Rigaud (Subject)
Date Created: c. 1820
Accession Number: 1993-13
Brief Description: Silhouette portrait (painted on card) of Stephen Peter Rigaud (1774-1839), unsigned (possibly by Augustin Edouart), c.1820, in oval frame and with manuscript inscription on back by Gibbes Rigaud (1881), who gave it to the Radcliffe Observatory; from the Radcliffe Observatory, Pretoria, which presented it to the Department of Astrophysics in the early 1990s.
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Provenance: Transferred from the Department of Astrophysics per Dr. Geoffrey Smith in 1993. Presented to the Department of Astrophysics by the Radcliffe Observatory, Pretoria in the early 1990s. Presented to the Radcliffe Observatory by Gibbes Rigaud.
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