A painting or drawing, usually a portrait, on a very small scale. These were popular prior to the invention of photographic portraits in the 19th century.

Sir Henry Raeburn David Deuchar (1743-1808) About 1773

Artists

Nicholas Hilliard
1547 - 1619
Moyna Flannigan
born 1963
John Bogle
about 1746 - 1803
Archibald Skirving
1749 - 1819
David Paton
active 1660 - 1695
Francois Ferriere
1752 - 1839