The picture shows a young mother in the second stage of mourning dress, with her baby.

Another woman provides sympathetic support. The furnishings include an embroidered tablecloth, a highly patterned carpet and the deep dadp of the wallpaper.

Provenance

None provided


The Geffrye Museum of the Home

136 Kingsland Road, Hoxton, London, Greater London, E2 8EA
020 7739 9893
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Opening times

The museum is now closed to undergo a major, transformational development project. It will reopen in spring 2020.

Throughout closure, the Geffrye's restored almshouse will remain open for tours and a full programme of events will be run in the front gardens.

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