‘Harriet’ Oil on Linen canvas with Embroidery
Harriet ( 1837-1900)
Married to William on 29the December 1864. Harriet was a Governor at the Princess Helena College, Alongside Princess Helena ( also known as Princess Christian) daughter of Victoria and Godmother to Harriet’s youngest son, She had 10 children ( William , Hamilton, Harriet, Charlotte, Victor, Terrick, Eleanor, Valentine, Muriel and Mildred). At the age of 46 she began treatment at Ticehurst House, TunbridgeWells, suffering from exhalation and delusional insanity..followed by melancholia and was admitted at the age of 52 , the diagnosis being that (Harriet ) was depressed, which may originally have been related to the menopause’. Her children were split three ways between various Aunts and Uncles.
Image shown is with out the Embroidery ..this has now been completed and images will be updated by 5th september
- Artist: Julia Hall
- Dimensions: 1200mmx 900mm unframed larger in its limed oak frame