3/4 length vignette portrait of a seated woman. Plain white studio backdrop. She has centre parted hair pinned up with ringlets either side and a small lace cap with silk flowers and narrow black ties. She is wearing a black silk or wool dress with a fitted bodice, centre front covered buttons, full length narrow sleeves with pleated frill cuffs, lace trim and buttons and a white frill collar. She is holding an opened book and wearing a long string of black beads around her neck.
size: 16cm x 11cm
Place of creation