Ubsdell Gallery

  • Self Portrait 1837

    R.H.C. Ubsdell Self-Portrait 1837 Watercolour on card This is one of two self-portraits known to survive, the other being the portrait miniature on ivory. A self-portrait was exhibited at The Royal Academy in 1847. This picture dates from a period […]

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  • Fair Rosamond

    Fair Rosamond Watercolour on manufactured board Painted 1866 for F.P. Delmé Radcliffe of Hitchin Priory, who was related to the Delmé family, Lords of the Manor of Titchfield. Delmé Radcliffe had been a Captain in the Grenadier Guards, was a […]

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  • Fishing Harting Pond

    Fishing Harting Pond, Uppark Estate, November 1865 Watercolour on paper Lady Fetherstonhaugh was the dairymaid age 20 who married Sir Harry Fetherstonhaugh age 71. He lived to be 90, and when he died she inherited his Uppark Estate, now a […]

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  • Compton Down

    A Stag Hunt on Compton Down Uppark Estate, New Year’s Day 1864 Watercolour on paper Lady Fetherstonhaugh was the dairymaid age 20 who married Sir Harry Fetherstonhaugh age 71. He lived to be 90, and when he died she inherited […]

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  • Sermon at St Lawrence

    Sermon at St Lawrence, Ventnor, Isle of Wight, April 1844 Oil on unlined canvas From the preparatory drawings of his portrait miniatures Ubsdell composed this conversation piece of famous people sitting in the smallest parish church in England. He included […]

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  • Admiral of the Fleet Sir Houston Stewart M.P. (deceased)

    The Late Admiral of the Fleet Sir Houston Stewart (1791-1875) M.P. Oil on unlined canvas Painted after death from an earlier glass negative from Ubsdell Studio. Stewart had an illustrious naval career including serving with Lord Cochrane (the inspiration for […]

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  • DR John Sinclair

    Dr. John Sinclair M.D. Assistant Surgeon, H.M.S. Excellent, Portsmouth, June 30th 1840 Watercolour on paper H.M.S. is the Portsmouth naval gunnery school, and at this time consisted of a series of hulks in the Fareham Creek. On 25th October 1840 […]

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  • William Chinn Ubsdell

    William Chinn Ubsdell Age 21 1836 Watercolour on Ivory This is Ubsdell’s brother just back from learning the Hairdessing trade at Barttelott’s Argyle Rooms, Regent Street, London and about to open his own salon for men and (more revolutionary) for […]

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