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Homer
Homer
Homer
Homer
Homer
Homer
Homer
Homer

Photo credit: Birmingham Museums Trust

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This bust is set on a circular pedestal. In 1774 the firm of Oliver & Hoskins supplied Wedgwood with a plaster cast of Homer based on a sculpture in Naples museum. The bust was reworked by W. M. Hackwood, Wedgwood's modeller.

Birmingham Museums and Art Gallery

Birmingham


Date

1779–1780

Medium

basalt

Measurements

H 33.6 x W (?) x D (?) cm

Accession number

1938M158

Acquisition method

gift

Work type

Bust


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Birmingham Museums and Art Gallery

Chamberlain Square, Birmingham, West Midlands B3 3DH England

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