About the object

A portrait miniature of Joseph Tiffin Senhouse (1760-1805) of Calder Abbey, Cumberland

In the uniform of a Guards Officer, watercolour on ivory

He wears red uniform with gold trimmed blue facings and gold epaulette, black stock and white chemise, his powdered hair en queue 
Set in the original gold. bracelet claps frame with later chain 

Joseph married Sarah nee Sunderland, circa 1791, probably around the time that this portrait was executed.circa 1791.  They had 4 children. 

Joseph Tiffin Senhouse served as an Ensign in the 3rd Regiment of Foot Guards from 1779 to 1783. (We are grateful to Christopher Bryant for his help in the cataloguing of this miniature)

Provenance:

MARCH 17, 1998 Phillips, London 
With D.S.Lavender June 1998

Dimensions

5.00cm high

Condition report

Good

Stock number

5223