Mary, Queen of Scots

1 portrait of Mary, Queen of Scots

Mary, Queen of Scots, by Elkington & Co, cast by  Domenico Brucciani, after  Cornelius and William Cure, 1870 (circa 1606-1616) - NPG 307 - © National Portrait Gallery, London

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Mary, Queen of Scots

by Elkington & Co, cast by Domenico Brucciani, after Cornelius and William Cure
electrotype, 1870 (circa 1606-1616)
24 in. (610 mm) high
Given by John Hosack, 1870
Primary Collection
NPG 307


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This electrotype is a copy from the head and shoulders of the marble tomb effigy in Westminster Abbey. It is one of a series of electrotype reproductions of tomb effigies made for the National Portrait Gallery by Elkington & Co in the 1870s. An electrotype sculpture of this type is made by electro-deposition of copper onto a mould or cast of an object. The electrotype could then be patinated like bronze.

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  • NPG 307a: Mary, Queen of Scots (plaster cast)
  • NPG 307b: Mary, Queen of Scots (plaster cast)

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