A miniature portrait of Robert Parry Nisbet JP DL (1793-31 May 1882)

JOHN COX (worked from c.1765)

A miniature portrait of Robert Parry Nisbet JP DL (1793-31 May 1882)

c. 1815 United Kingdom

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Robert Nisbet wearing blue coat, yellow waistcoat and frilled white stock.
set in the original silver gilt frame, the border engraved with the artist and sitter's details

Robert Parry Nisbet JP DL (1793 – 31 May 1882) was High Sheriff of Wiltshire in 1849 from 1852 a Deputy Lieutenant for the county, and Conservative Member of Parliament for Chippenham from a by-election in 1856 to the 1859 general election.
After an early career in the Indian Civil Service in Bengal, Nisbet settled at Southbroom House near Devizes, Wiltshire. In his Will, proved in 1882, he left the large fortune of £52,000, including property at Dinapore, India, to his family, £50 to be spent on coals and blankets for the poor of Southbroom, and £1 to each resident of the almshouses near the gates of his house
A private English Collection
Height 86.00 mm (3.39 inches)
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watercolour on ivory
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