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Angels attending a memorial cenotaph to the duchess of Leinster, a governess of Lock Asylum. Etching by H. Brocas.
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Angels attending a memorial cenotaph to the duchess of Leinster, a governess of Lock Asylum. Etching by H. Brocas.
Work Type
Periodical illustrations. Etchings.
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etching ;
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image 17.5 x 10.1 cm
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The angels carry a crown and a trumpet. A putto carries a feather and holds up the banner bearing the dedicatee's name. A beehive sits in the right-hand corner, circled by bees The Lock Asylum (also known as the Lock Rescue Home) was established in 1787 with the aim of providing a refuge/reformatory for women with venereal diseases who had been treated at the Lock Hospital, but had no steady life to which to return. One became a governor by paying five guineas a year The dedicatee may be Charlotte Augusta, 3rd duchess of Leinster, wife of the Grandmaster of the Freemasons, Augustus Frederick Fitzgerald, duke of Leinster (1791-1874)
Engravd for the Masonic Magazine. Grace the Dutchess of Leinster. One of the governesses of the Lock Penitentiary &c. H. Brocas sculp.
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