London, South Kensington
6 December 1996
Edith Farmilhoe (active 1893-1908)
"Looking at Ellen's baby."
signed: "E. Farmilhoe"; inscribed as title and further inscribed "The Fairy Cupboard. November No.";
pen and black ink and watercolour, unframed
8 x 7in. (20 x 18cm.)
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