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Greenwood, Sarah 1809-1889 :Portrait of my eldest daughter Mary Field Greenwood aged 16 years. Feby 1852

Reference Number: A-252-022

Shows a young woman with hair parted in the centre and drawn back, dressed in a blue dress with a white lace collar and red scarf, seated at a table with a pencil and either sketchbook or journal in front of her. The portrait is frontal and half-length.

Key terms:
1 image, categorised under Watercolours and Portraits, related to Sarah Greenwood, Mary Field Greenwood, Motueka, Women and Writing.

Part of:
Greenwood, Sarah 1809-1889 :[Greenwood family portraits] 1848-1858, Reference Number A-252-021/029 (9 digitised items)

Extent: 1 watercolour(s)Pencil & watercolour 233 x 183 mm. Vertical imageSingle art work

Conditions governing access to original: Not restricted

Other copies available: File PrintIn Drawings & Prints under Artist/Title (DFP-001537)

Inscriptions: Inscribed - Verso - bottom right: S. G. 1852; Recto - I hope to replace this at some future time. This is less striking than the others, tho I am convinced it is quite as correct the difficulty arises I believe from the great variations in Mary's countenance. S. G. Matured opinion - not calculated to recall the person to the mind. Woodlands Motueka New Zealand, S.G. Portrait of my eldest Daughter Mary Field Greenwood Aged 16 years, Febry 1852. [All in ink: title and place at the bottom of the sheet, written at the time of execution. First two notes at the top, written for the benefit of the recipient, Sarah Greenwood's mother in England. Middle note probably written later, i.e. "Matured opinion..."]

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