[Skip to content] [Skip to main navigation] [Skip to user navigation] [Skip to global search] [Accessibility information] [Contact us]

See full details Description

Painting in oil of Mrs Minnie Horniman, Frederick Horniman's second wife, and her two young daughters, Minifred Louisa and Erica. Minnie is standing, dressed in a floor-length white gown bound at the waist with a blue sash, and wears a necklace. One of her daughters is seated to her left, wearing a red dress and working on a garland of flowers. Standing to her right is the other daughter, wearing a floor-length white dress with a white sash loosely tied at the waist, the ends hanging down; she holds a container of roses in her right hand.They are depicted on a balcony with a red curtain to the right, a balustrade to the left, and sky and foliage above. Framed.


portrait; painting

1 item (description level: whole)

Portrait of Mrs Minnie Horniman with her two daughters
Broad category
Anthropology: Ethnography
Additional names, titles, or classifications
catalogue name:  portrait; painting
object name (local):  painting
object name:  portraitspainting
object name:  portrait
catalogue title:  Portrait of Mrs Minnie Horniman with her two daughters
supplied:  Portrait of Mrs Minnie Horniman with her two daughters

Additional maker information
maker:  Garratt, Arthur
UK, Western Europe; Europe
Additional place information
made or collected:  UK 
Date made
Additional date information

Materials & techniques
wood; oil; canvas
Additional material & technique information
material: wood (overall)
material: canvas (overall)
overall: 2650 mm x 1720 mm x 100 mm
Additional measurement information
overall: 2650 mm x 1720 mm x 100 mm

Related people
represents: Horniman, Minnie Louise
Related subjects
object name: painting

Record created 2006-04-20
Record last updated 2017-06-16

Collections information

These objects are only a part of our collections, of which there are more than 350,000 objects. More information on the objects listed on our website.

This information comes from our collections database. Some of this is incomplete and there may be some errors. The database sometimes uses language taken from historical documents to help research, which may now appear outdated and even offensive. The database also includes information on objects that are considered secret or sacred by some communities.

If you have any further information about objects in our collections or can suggest corrections to our information, please contact us.