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Ellen Turner of Helmshore (d.1831)

Photo credit: Lancashire County Museum Service

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In spring 1827, British society was all aflutter at the excitement and intrigue surrounding the trial of British diplomat Edward Gibbon Wakefield and his brother William at Lancaster Castle.

Museum of Lancashire





oil on canvas


H 67.7 x W 59 cm (E)

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Acquisition method

bequeathed by Irene Ackroyd Hardman, 1977

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Inscription description

H Wyatt Pinxt


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Museum of Lancashire

Stanley Street, Preston, Lancashire PR1 4YP England

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