14 October 1992
Mrs Henry Moseley (née Maria A. Chalon) (c. 1800-1867)
Marian, Lady Malet, full face, in white dress and red sash, a fur-bordered cape, long jewelled chain, gold earrings, tortoiseshell comb in her elaborately dressed hair
signed on the reverse and dated 1820, gilt frame
rectangular, 4 3/8in. (110mm.) high
Augustus Spalding Esq.
Edward Malet Esq.
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