Wax portrait of Benjamin Lewis Vulliamy (1780 – 1854)

Made:
1851 in England
maker:
Richard Cockle Lucas

The Worshipful Company of Clockmakers/Clarissa Bruce
© The Clockmakers’ Charity

Wax portrait of Benjamin Lewis Vulliamy (1780-1854) by Richard Cockle Lucas 1851

This portrait shows the watchmaker, Benjamin Lewis Vulliamy, aged 71. Vulliamy, five-times Master of the Clockmakers' Company and Royal Clockmaker to King George IV, King William IV and Queen Victoria, was the driving force behind the formation of the Clockmakers Library and Collection from 1814 onwards.

Clockmakers' Museum No. B1087

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Category:
Clockmakers
Object Number:
L2015-4484
Materials:
wax and wood (unidentified)
type:
wax
credit:
Lent by the Worshipful Company of Clockmakers

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