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Elizabeth Burnet

Photo credit: National Portrait Gallery, London

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Religious writer; her book, A Method of Devotion (1709) ran to several editions. She committed her considerable fortune to her charities which included a hospital at Worcester and a school for poor children. She was the third wife of the Bishop of Salisbury, Gilbert Burnet.

National Portrait Gallery, London

London

  • Date

    1707

  • Medium

    oil on canvas

  • Measurements

    104.1 x 77.2 cm

  • Accession number

    5751

  • Acquisition method

    Purchased, 1984

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