Portrait by

James Bacon & Sons

Portrait on Silk

Hand Tinted Photo Etching Portrait by James Bacon & Sons

  Reproduced with acknowledgement to Peter Byrne, Navan, Co. Meath, Ireland

 

Portrait on Silk

Thank you to Peter Byrne for allowing me to reproduce this portrait on silk by James Bacon & Sons. 

Peter sent me the photograph above in response to a question asked by Alan Taylor who supplied the photo below.

Please click on the thumbnail image below to enlarge it and read Peter's question:

James Bacon & Sons - Portrait on silk of a 1920s lady

Thank you to Peter for also sending me another portrait on silk by James Bacon & Sons.  Please click on the thumbnail image below to see it.

Portrait on silk by James Bacon & Sons

Peter Stubbs, Edinburgh:  July 23, 2011

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Roger Metcalf

St Mawgan, Cornwall, England

Roger Metcalf wrote:

Who is this Lady?

"I have a copy of the portrait on silk of the lady at the top of this page and dearly want to know more about her. 

Portrait on silk by James Bacon & Sons

Who was she, etc., etc?  Also, what would be the value for insurance purposes?

I've had the picture since 1976 when I saved it from a skip.

It  measures about 38cm x 27cm and has the initials HB on the left-hand bottom corner at the same level as 'James Bacon'.

Roger Metcalf, St Mawgan, Cornwall, England:  November 9+10, 2011

Reply to Roger?

I don't know the answers to Roger's questions.  If you think you may be able to help to answer them, please email me, then I'll pass on your message to him.

Thank you.

Peter Stubbs, Edinburgh:  November 10, 2011

 

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