E. E. Milner after W. Nesbit
"The Little Midshipman"
From the Mezzotint by Eleanor Elizabeth Milner after the painting by the Wilson Nesbit. Depicted is a seated young boy with an eager expression proudly wearing a Midshipman's uniform and holding a midshipman's dirk across his lap. His tarred hat restsbehind his right arm.
Offset Colour Litho printed by Rolph, Clark Stone Ltd. Toronto, first published by Frost & Reed, London 1939.
Image size 16 3/4 x 13 1/4 " including letters. Glazed & Framed. Ref. RK2/VL/S.andl > DVL
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Miss Eleanor Elizabeth Milner,1861-1954 was well known for her engravings of classic paintings and portraits many of a sentimental nature.
Wilson Nesbit ƒl 1917-1933 was a fashionable London artist, well known painter of the British aristocracy. He began exhibiting with the Royal Academy in 1909 with the portrait titled " Paola and Francesca" and continued to regularly exhibit with the Royal Academy and various other art galleries in London. Many of his portraits are still country houses across Britain.