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Primrose Day, 1885

Acc.no: NELNG : 1991.9


IDENFIFICATION

Full Name: oil painting

Brief Description: The 'Primrose League', founded in 1883, was dedicated to defending the traditional features of British life and to improving living and working conditions for the masses. The League was based on the ideals of Benjamin Disraeli and took his favourite flower as its symbol. Primrose Day was celebrated on 19 April, the anniversary of his death.


PRODUCTION

Person: Todd, Ralph

Date: b 1856, d 1932

Production Date: 1885

Frame Height: 517 mm

Frame Width: 431 mm

Image Height: 458 mm

Image Width: 355 mm

Medium: oil

Support: canvas laid onto hardboard


Category: Fine Art

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