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Built in 1865, as the home of the Branwell family. Penlee House is home to many paintings by members of the Newlyn School. It is also home to the Penzance Natural History and Antiquarian Society collection.

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Aunt Lilla

Acc.no: PEZPH : 1994.5


IDENFIFICATION

Full Name: oil painting

Brief Description: Portrait of Dod's aunt, Lilla Richards, who was her mother's sister. She lived on the Isle of Man but came over to the mainland to help look after Dod and her brother, Gerard. Apparently, she was famous for her rock buns.


PRODUCTION

Person: Procter, Dod, R.A.

Date: b 21.4.1890, d 1972

Production Date: 1943

Image Height: 980 mm

Image Width: 650 mm

Medium: oil

Support: canvas


Category: Fine Art

If you are interested in learning more about this item please contact us and reference "PEZPH : 1994.5"

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