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Elizabeth Sarah Cadogan Ames (1835–1868)

Photo credit: English Heritage, Helmsley Archaeological Store

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Elizabeth Ames, née Cadogan, was mother of eight children, including the sitters in the other four portraits in the Brinkburn collection. The collection of five portraits was transferred in 1978 to English Heritage by descendants of the Cadogan and Ames family of Brinkburn Priory. The Manor House where they once hung is no longer furnished, and all the Ames portraits are in store. A label on the back attributes the picture to George Chambers, but this attribution is not secure: Elizabeth Ames died in 1868, aged 33, suggesting this portrait was painted c.

English Heritage, Helmsley Archaeological Store


  • Date


  • Medium

    oil on canvas

  • Measurements

    75.2 x 52.3 cm

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  • Acquisition method

    gift, 1978


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English Heritage, Helmsley Archaeological Store

Castlegate, Helmsley, North Yorkshire YO62 5AB England

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