13 December 2007,
London, South Kensington
Price realised GBP 2,250
Estimate GBP 300 - GBP 500
HENRY STUBBLE, 1792
Mrs. George Blackman, in blue dress and white fichu, powdered hair
oil on card, gilt-metal frame
oval, 3 5/8 in. (92 mm.) high
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Mrs George Blackman, born at Roseau, Dominica in 1768. She married her first cousin George Blackman 1791.
The artist, H. Stubble lived at No 6 Carrington Street, Mayfair, London.
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