It is thought that the painting commemorates a marriage.

The man's age is given as thirty-seven. The costumes are of interest, particularly the watch hanging from the lady's waist. Chester was the first centre of provincial watchmaking in England.


Grosvenor Museum

27 Grosvenor Street, Chester, Cheshire, CH1 2DD
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