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Ellice family portraits [graphic material]. 

Series consists of



Place of creation


3 paintings : miniatures, watercolour on ivory.

Scope and content

Series consists of a group of 3 portrait miniatures of Ellice Family members: The Right Honourable Edward Ellice (1781-1863), his son Edward Ellice Jr. (1810-1880), and the son Edward Ellice's wife, Katherine Jane Ellice (née Balfour). The latter portrait was given to her husband as a gift on the eve of their wedding anniversary. The portraits were painted by Sir William Charles Ross (1794//95-1860), a famous and prolific British miniature painter whose sitters included many figures of the English and French courts.

Graphic (art)
90: Open
Physical access through an art archivist
Graphic (art)
90: Open
1.231 Item no. assigned by LAC 1024 -- 1029;1374 -- 1379
90: Open
Archival reference no.

Terms of use

Portraits: Copyright: Expired. Credit: National Archives of Canada.

On-line on Minisis at item level. 1983-88-1, 1983-88-2, 1987-97-1 (Electronic)

Listed in accession files. 1983-088, 1987-097 (Paper)

Additional information

Acquired through the Edinburgh Gallery-Dotts (Edinburgh) Ltd., Edinburgh, Scotland and Christie Manson & Woods Ltd., London, England.


Related control no.

1. 1983-088 PIC
2. 1987-097 DAP