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A ceramic (terracotta) effigy sculpture of recumbent baby, fully robed bearing a rose in the proper right hand. The head rests on a embroidered tasselled cushion. She is wrapped in a blanket. The effigy rises from a squared ceramic plinth, placed on top of rectangular sectional red sandstone tomb. It is by the sculptor Sir Joseph Edgar Boehm, with the chest by Philip Webb. The tomb is of Elizabeth Dacre Howard. She died 17th July 1883, aged four months, and was the daughter of George and Rosalind Howard.

English Heritage, Lanercost Priory



Tomb of Elizabeth Dacre Howard






H 27 x W 33 x D (?) cm;
Plinth: H 45.5 x W 54.5 x D (?) cm

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Work type

Tomb or mausoleum


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Lanercost, Brampton, Cumbria CA8 2HQ England

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