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Girl in Blue

Acc.no: PEZPH : 2012.192


IDENFIFICATION

Full Name: watercolour

Brief Description: Young woman leaning against the Newlyn harbour railings with a view of Newlyn harbour beyond. The model has always believed to be local girl Effy James, but conflicting information suggests that it may be Bessie Paul.


PRODUCTION

Person: Rheam, Henry Meynell

Date: 1859-1920

Production Date: 1891

Image Height: 890 mm

Image Width: 580 mm

Medium: paper

Support: watercolour


Category: Fine Art

If you are interested in learning more about this item please contact us and reference "PEZPH : 2012.192"

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