18 - 19 January 2002
AN INK AND SILK ON SILK MOURNING PICTORIAL
English, 19th century
Depicting a contemporarily dressed Lady at a garden monument
7½in. high, 6¼in. wide oval (sight)
Acquired 6 March 1976.
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