London, South Kensington
16 May 2007
AN UNUSUAL 19TH-CENTURY WOOLWORK PICTURE
depicting a sailor and a soldier either side of a tomb, pointing to the inscription PR 1851 -- 13½ x 23in. (34.5 x 58.5cm.) Framed and glazed.
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The combination of army and navy in conjunction with the date suggest this picture must commemorate an early loss in the Crimean War, however research has yet been able to ascertain this, or who 'PR' was.
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