She is lightly and delicately drawn.

Depicted sitting, wearing a dress with cut-away sleeves with a scallop at the shoulder, held together with a gold brooch at the waist. Her hair is close to the head in tight coils. Also known as 'The Tragic Muse'.


Naomi Mitchison; writer's family since 1999.

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2 Market Street, Edinburgh, Midlothian, EH1 1DE
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Closed 25 & 26 Dec, 1 & 2 Jan

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