20 November 2007
English School, CIRCA 1825
A young lady, in profile to the left, in white off-the shoulder dress with blue shawl, upswept fair hair dressed in ringlets; foliage and sky background
bearing initials 'A P' (lower right)
rectangular, 4 5/8 x 3½ in. (118 x 89 mm.), giltwood frame
inscribed on a paper label on the reverse 'Miniature signed in the right-hand corner 'A.P. 1825' probably Andrew Plimmer [sic]. subject unknown. Miniature left to Lady Mildred Beresford Hope by her friend Miss Emily Drummond.'
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