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Salvius Otho (AD32–AD69), Roman Emperor (AD69)

Photo credit: English Heritage, Wrest Park

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Portrait of Salvius Otho, his face in profile, standing against a rocky backdrop, his arm resting on a block to the left, in armour with embossed decoration to the breast plate, holding a rod across his body.

  • Date


  • Medium

    oil on canvas

  • Measurements

    132 x 105 cm (E)

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  • Acquisition method

    acquired by the Ministry of Public Buildings and Works, 1945; transferred to English Heritage, 1983


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English Heritage, Wrest Park

Silsoe, Bedfordshire MK45 4HR England

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