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Sergius Galba, Roman Emperor

Photo credit: English Heritage, Bolsover Castle

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Portrait of Sergius Galba, almost three-quarter length, his face in profile, in armour, with the breast plate decorated with a grotesque head set in a cartouche. He also has a leather belt about his waist, a staff in his left hand and laurel leaves about his head.

English Heritage, Bolsover Castle


  • Date


  • Medium

    oil on canvas

  • Measurements

    132 x 104 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, Bolsover Castle

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