22 May 2001
THE PROPERTY OF A PRIVATE COLLECTOR
GEORGE PLACE (D. 1805)
Margareta Susanna Burman (1772-1801), facing left in white dress with lace bordered wide collar, blue bandeau in her long powdered curling hair
oval, 2 15/16 in. (74 mm.) high, gilt-metal frame
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A handwritten note on the reverse reads 'Margaretta Susanna Burman Born - August 1. 1772 - Married Feb:y. - 1793 Died - April 21 - 1801 - Æt: 28 - Burried at Lewisham Kent'.
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