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Joseph James Phelps (1855–1928)

Photo credit: Manchester Art Gallery

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A portrait plaque in relief, depicting the head and upper torso of a man. He wears an academic gown and hood over a shirt and tie; short beard and moustache, balding, wearing pince-nez spectacles.

Manchester Art Gallery



Joseph James Phelps (1855–1928)






H 70 x W 56 x D (?) cm

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Acquisition method

gift from a group of subscribers

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Signature/marks description

right edge: John Cassidy R.B.S. / 1929

Inscription description

inscribed below portrait: JOSEPH JAMES PHELPS M.A / ANTIQUARY / 1855 - 1928


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