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Harriet Davison (1770-1826) of Swarland Hall, Northumberland.
Dorothy Widdrington (formerly Cook, née Davison) (b.1794) and by descent at Newton Hall, Northumberland.
Please note that the description for this lot should read 'Portrait of a Lady, historically identified as Mrs Gosling, possibly depicting Harriet Davison.'
Please also note that the provenance of this lot should read 'possibly Harriet Davison ...' and not as stated in the catalogue.
Inventory and Valuation of the contents of Newton Hall, Felton, Morpeth, Northumberland, The Property of Brigadier General B. F. Widdrington, C.M.G., D.S.O., 1925, p. 120.