Needlework screen by Various artists

Screen of 112 panels made by 100 ladies from Essex as 'a token of friendship' for Sir George Henry Smyth, High Sheriff of Essex, 1822-23 & Member for Colchester 1826-28 & 1835-50.

Details

Dimensions:
224 x 488 cm
Art Fund grant:
£1,000 ( Total: £3,500)
Acquired in:
1977
Vendor:
Jellinek & Sampson

Provenance

By descent in the family of Sir G.H.Smyth; Sir Fortescue Flannery; Sir George Basham of Wadhurst, Sussex; H. Basham; Mr & Mrs R.E.Thomas, Essex.

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