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Inscription: Engraved inside frame below image: "PHOTOGRAPHS COLOURED IN OIL, by J. W. BAILEY, 11, Burton Street, Eaton Square."; label from "Alexandra Palace of Art and Industry Fine Arts Department" affixed to frame verso.
[Keith de Lellis Gallery, New York]
Per Roger Taylor 9/25/10: J. W. Bailey exhibited enamels between 1859 and 1889 at the Royal Academy and Suffolk Street Galleries but was not a member of the Royal Academy. Center figure is Albert Edward, Prince of Wales (later King Edward VII); center left figure is William Ewart Gladstone; top right figure is Napoleon III.Per National Portrait Gallery 4/12/11: Bottom left corner is opera diva Adelina Patti; bottom right corner is actress Clara Rousby (identical to a photograph published by London Stereoscopic and Photographic Company in the V&A collection).
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