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A scene depicting the imminent departure of a young woman from her home. She stands in the lane in front of her house, gazing to the left in anticipation of the appearance of the coach, with her belongings – including a travelling chest, umbrella and a basket of flowers – on the ground beside her. Standing in the garden gateway to her right is a grey-haired gentleman, consulting his pocket watch.
oil on canvas
H 33.2 x W 48.4 cm
bequeathed by Mr James Thomas Blair, 1917
Signed (initials) and dated at left bottom corner: E.B.L. 95 (a number 4 is rubbed out but can still be seen faintly under the 5)