Collection of sixteen designs for buttons by John Flaxman

Watercolour and pen set in glazed brass buttons for Josiah Wedgwood for jasper-ware buttons.


Pen, watercolour
Each diameter: 3.5 cm
Acquired in:
Presented by:
Dorothea Hamilton through The Art Fund

Designs of classical figure on blue background. Part of two gifts to eight museums by Dorothea Hamilton through the Art Fund in 1963 and 1971.

Artists include


George Harrison; Miss D.Hamilton.

Venue details

National Museum of Scotland Chambers Street, EDINBURGH Edinburgh EH1 1JF 0300 123 6789

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