Opalotype of Agnes Elizabeth Counsell

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Title

Opalotype of Agnes Elizabeth Counsell

Description

Opalotype of a young woman seated with a book.
Framed and oval mount. Delicately coloured, some pigment loss in areas. Signed by J. Perkins.
To the rear of the frame is attached labels stating this is a portrait of Agnes Elizabeth Counsell. Born 28 April 1840 and Died 9th October 1925. Daughter of William Counsell and Mary Lax of 11 The Circus, Bath. She lived at Ivy Lawn, Weston Road, Bath.
She left the house and contents to C.G.T Dean, youngest of three sisters; Anna Mary and Emma Anne (b 1 June 1834) were twins, painted in 1840 (see portrait) (?)
There is also pasted to the rear a poor quality repro photograph of Ivy Lawn, Weston Road, Bath. Also included is an envelope titled Record of painting photographic miniature an example of sub contracted work. (undated), inside in a printed commercial sheet for Joseph Perkins, Photographic Miniature Pinter of 12 Bridge Street, Bath. Written in pencil is Painted by ? for Mr Perkins

Rights

Attribution-NonCommercial-ShareAlike

Format

Half Plate

Type

Image

Identifier

AM0143

Provenance

Ebay

Accrual Method

Purchase

Original Format

Ambrotype

Collection

Citation

“Opalotype of Agnes Elizabeth Counsell,” Fourtoes, accessed July 24, 2021, https://collection.fourtoes.co.uk/items/show/2328.