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    Sale 7398

    The Gordon Collection of Portrait Miniatures

    20 November 2007, London, King Street

  • Lot 97

    Sir William Charles Ross, R.A. (British, 1794/95-1860)

    The Hon. Mrs. Henry Howard, with bare shoulders, upswept fair hair; sky background

    Price Realised  

    Sir William Charles Ross, R.A. (British, 1794/95-1860)
    The Hon. Mrs. Henry Howard, with bare shoulders, upswept fair hair; sky background
    a piece of paper inside the locket frame is inscribed, 'The Honble Mrs Henry Howard née Mary McTavish an american, niece of the Dss of Leeds, Mss of Wellerley and Lady Staf. -ford - shi was most fasci- -nating, and highly gifted_ She died in France, aged 22_'
    oval, 2 in. (52 mm.) high, gilt-metal hinged locket frame


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    Provenance

    Christie's, London, 19 May 1980, lot 149.