Christian Augustus Siebe

Made:
1859
artist:
Ernst Augustus Becker

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Painting, Christian Augustus Augustus Siebe (1788-1874) / by Ernst Augustus Becker (fl. 1840-1859), 1859. Oil on
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Painting, Christian Augustus Augustus Siebe (1788-1874) / by Ernst Augustus Becker (fl. 1840-1859), 1859. Oil on
Science Museum Group Collection
© The Board of Trustees of the Science Museum

Painting, Christian Augustus Siebe, known as Augustus Siebe (1788-1874) / by Ernst August Becker (fl. 1840-1859), London, England, 1859. Oil on canvas; 126x113cm (sight) in gilt frame 152x129x7cm, signed and inscribed br. Portrait, TQL to R; Augustus Siebe (1788-1872) was improver of 'closed' helmet diving dress; stands with slide rule in hand, beside scales, diving equipment and helmet.

Details

Category:
Art
Object Number:
1872-151
Materials:
gilt, oil paint on canvas
Measurements:
frame: 1553 mm x 1300 mm x 85 mm,
image [sight]: 1260 mm x 1130 mm
type:
portrait
taxonomy:
  • visual and verbal communication
  • visual and verbal communication
  • oil painting - visual work
  • furnishing and equipment
  • vehicle - transportation
credit:
Bequest of Augustus Siebe

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