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Magdalen Aston, Lady Burdett

Photo credit: Nottingham City Museums and Galleries

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A half-length female portrait of a young woman, her dark hair in ringlets falling around her shoulders. She wears an off-the-shoulder gown with short puffed sleeves, decorated at the cuffs with jewelled bracelets. At the front she wears a pearl decoration. The bodice is of embroidered material, possibly silk, and she wears a pearl necklace, pearl drop earrings, and a decoration of pearl in her hair.

Nottingham Castle Museum and Art Gallery


  • Date


  • Medium

    oil on canvas

  • Measurements

    73.7 x 61 cm

  • Accession number

    NCM 1957-18

  • Acquisition method

    purchased from Messrs Thomas Agnew & Sons, Ltd, 1957

Normally on display at

Nottingham Castle Museum and Art Gallery

Friar Lane, off Maid Marian Way, Nottingham, Nottinghamshire NG1 6EL England

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