14 October 1998
ANDREW ROBERTSON (1777-1845)
'The Miniature': Mrs Wadham Wyndham and her sister Miss Slade admiring a miniature in a red leather case; one, facing left in white dress with blue bodice and gold belt, ermine-bordered pink stole draped across her lap, coral crucifix suspended from a coral necklace, thin black ribbon about her neck, drop earrings, double strand of pearls in her upswept and curled dark hair, seated in a red upholstered chair; the other in brown dress with double lace collar, white gauze veil in her hair and tied under her chin; large Oriental porcelain vase with cover beside them, pillar background
rectangular, 6¼ x 5 in. (160 x 125 mm.), gilt-metal mount within a blue velvet frame
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London, Royal Academy, 1821, no. 811.
Ann-Eliza, daughter of Lieut.-Gen. Slade, married Wadham Wyndham, M.P., of The College, Sarum.
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