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Mother Goose of Oxford, / Aged 73.

  • Object type

  • Museum number

    1851,0308.283

  • Title (object)

    • Mother Goose of Oxford, / Aged 73.
  • Description

    Portrait of the flower seller Rebecca Howse, aged seventy-three; nearly whole length, standing to front, with head turned slightly to look to left, carrying flowers in a wicker basket on her right arm; wearing hat over headscarf, cloak and loose dress; after a drawing by 'HL'. 1811
    Stipple, crayon-manner and etching

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  • Producer name

  • School/style

  • Date

    • 1811
  • Production place

  • Materials

  • Technique

  • Dimensions

    • Height: 330 millimetres (trimmed or cut)
    • Width: 220 millimetres (trimmed or cut)
  • Inscriptions

      • Inscription Content

        Lettered below image with the title, production and publication details: 'HL. delint. / A. Carden sculpt. / London, Publish'd June 25th. 1811, by Molteno, Pall Mall'
  • Curator's comments

    See later state 1919,1216.184 and Heal,Portraits.210

  • Bibliography

    • O'Donoghue 1908-25 1 bibliographic details
  • Location

    Not on display (BH/FF10/Portraits British CX P4)

  • Subjects

  • Associated names

  • Associated places

  • Acquisition name

  • Acquisition date

    1851

  • Department

    Prints & Drawings

  • Registration number

    1851,0308.283

Portrait of the flower seller Rebecca Howse, aged seventy-three; nearly whole length, standing to front, with head turned slightly to look to left, carrying flowers in a wicker basket on her right arm; wearing hat over headscarf, cloak and loose dress; after a drawing by 'HL'.  1811<br/>Stipple, crayon-manner and etching

Recto

Portrait of the flower seller Rebecca Howse, aged seventy-three; nearly whole length, standing to front, with head turned slightly to look to left, carrying flowers in a wicker basket on her right arm; wearing hat over headscarf, cloak and loose dress; after a drawing by 'HL'. 1811
Stipple, crayon-manner and etching

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