7 May 2008
TWO MINTON WALL PLAQUES PAINTED BY MISS GLADSTONE
DATED 1879 AND 1880, IMPRESSED FACTORY MARKS
One painted with the portrait bust of 'Serene Imperial Eleanore' with blossom in her hair, a verse after Tennyson to the border To stand apart and to adore/gazing on thee for evermore, initialled L.A.C and M.S.G and dated March 1879 to the reverse; the other with 'Enid the Fair' wearing a crown, the border with verse And clothed her for her Bridals like the Sun, initialled M.S.G and dated March 1880 to the reverse
17 in. (43.2 cm.) diameter. (2)
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