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Billy is posed standing with his hands in his pockets, wearing a clown costume painted red and white, with an impressed pattern of dots. The base is painted gold. The top of the base is carved and painted to resemble red leather.

Sir William Gray House

Hartlepool

Title

Billy Purvis (1784–1853)

Date

1850

Medium

wood

Measurements

H 22 x W 8.3 x D 6.4 cm

Accession number

HAPMG : 1962.2

Acquisition method

gifted

Work type

Sculpture

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Sir William Gray House

Clarence Road, Hartlepool, Tees Valley TS24 8BT England

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