A good portrait miniature of  John Elwood (c. 1674-1740)
A good portrait miniature of  John Elwood (c. 1674-1740)


A good portrait miniature of John Elwood (c. 1674-1740)

c. 1730 United Kingdom

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Wearing a blue coat, fine lace jabot and full-bottomed powdered wig
inscribed on the reverse John Elwood / Representative in/ Parliament/ for the University/ of Dublin/ Born 1764 .
set in gold pendant frame

Elwood studied at Trinity College, Dublin and was associated with the University of Dublin throughout his life. He was elected a Fellow in 1696; Vice-Provost and Professor of Laws in 1710. He was an MP for the University of Dublin from 1713.
Minor flecks of dust under the glass.
Comerford Collection at the Irish Architectural Archives in Dublin, in 2009.
Crookshank, Anne and Glin, The Knight of Irish Portraits 1660-1860, London, 1969, p. 76.

Burtchaell, George Dames and Sadleir, Thomas Ulick (1924) Alumni Dublinenses, London, p. 264.

The Comerford Collection: Portrait Miniatures, (Dublin, privately published, 2009) pp 6, 17 (# 24) and 67 (sitter #5)

Paul Caffrey, John Comerford and the portrait miniature in Ireland c. 1620-1850 (Kilkenny: Kilkenny Archaeological Society, 1999) p. 19 Number 6, illustrated in colour p. 33.
Height 4.40 cm (1.73 inches)
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enamel on copper
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