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John Singleton Copley (Boston 1737-1815 London) Portrait of a lady, said to be Charlotte Pochin of Barkby Hall, Leicestershire, three-quarter-length, in a blue dress with a lace bonnet, holding an ivory knotting-shuttle

John Singleton Copley (Boston 1737-1815 London) Portrait of a lady, said to be Charlotte Pochin of Barkby Hall, Leicestershire, three-quarter-length, in a blue dress with a lace bonnet, holding an ivory knotting-shuttle

Marie-Thérèse de Noireterre (French, 1760-1823)

Marie-Thérèse de Noireterre (French, 1760-1823)

Portrait of a lady with a letter by Antonin Machek, painted 1816. National Gallery, Prague

Portrait of a lady with a letter by Antonin Machek, painted 1816. National Gallery, Prague

A pair of gilt metal and faux pearl Queen Anne earrings c 1740-1760 in original box with trade label Robertson No 21 Dean St Newcastle upon Tyne

A pair of gilt metal and faux pearl Queen Anne earrings c in original box with trade label Robertson No 21 Dean St Newcastle upon Tyne

Philadelphia Museum of Art - Collections Object : Chatelaine Hook Joseph Richardson, Jr., American, 1752 - 1831  Geography: Made in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States, North and Central America Date: 1790-1800 Medium: Silver

Philadelphia Museum of Art - Collections Object : Chatelaine Hook

1797 Mrs. Margaret Bryan and Daughters, depicted with telescope, armillary sphere, globe, sextant and dividers. Engraved by William Nutter and Samuel Shelley. Bryan (1795-1816), educator, writer natural philosophy, ran schools in Blackheath, London, and Margate. Included science and mathematics for girls. Authored numerous books on astronomy, geography, and philosophy, advised on science board game, friend of Astronomer Royal, Nevil Maskeleyne. collections.rmg.co.uk

Margaret Bryan was a British natural philosopher and educator, and the author of standard scientific textbooks. The year of Bryan’s birth is uncertain, probably before Her published works are dated 1797 to In 1797 she published a.

Above: Attributed to Fyodor Petrovich Tolstoy (1783-1873), "Interior with Woman Sewing", 1820s.  From the Metropolitan Museum Show "Room With a View, The Open Window in the 19th Century".

Attributed to Fyodor Petrovich Tolstoy "Interior with Woman Sewing", From the Metropolitan Museum Show "Room With a View, The Open Window in the Century".

1811 letter sheet with a printed and handpainted picture of a couple in front of a cottage with hand written verse above, sent from Lynn to Ramsey with ''LYNN/MA 6/1811/104'' mileage datestamp. Some splitting to folds of address panel, the Valentine sheet fine. A rare early postally used Valentine. Photo. (Grosvenor Auctions)

1811 letter sheet with a printed and handpainted picture of a couple in front of a cottage with hand written verse above, sent from Lynn to Ramsey with ''LYNN/MA 6/1811/104'' mileage datestamp. Some splitting to folds of address panel, the Valentine sheet fine. A rare early postally used Valentine. Photo. (Grosvenor Auctions)

Framed folding valentine, 18th/19th century.  Pen and ink on laid paper, inscribed with English verse amongst flowers, birds, hearts, and figures in 18th century dress, in double-sided glazed frame.  12 1/4 in. x 12 1/8 in. (sight)  PROVENANCE:  Exhibited at Lemon Hill Mansion, Fairmount Park, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania.  Collection of The Colonial Dames of America, Chapter II.  Given by the Estat...

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Portrait de Philippe-Henri Coclers by Louis Gauffier, 1797. Montpellier, Musée Fabre

Portrait de Philippe-Henri Coclers by Louis Gauffier, 1797. Montpellier, Musée Fabre