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Mrs John Moore (Eliza Moore)

Date made: c1865

Artist: unknown artist

Description: Portrait executed at Knockaloe, of Mrs John Moore, nee Crennell of Shellagh. Sitter about 18 when photograph taken. She wears a snood, and a high-necked dress (with a lace collar fastened with a brooch) with lace or ruching down the sleeve seams and a belt above waist seam.

Eliza Moore appears on the 1891 Census married to John Moore a cabinet maker, with sons Noah and Philip (both pupil teachers). The family lived at 104 Bucks Road, Douglas. Eliza was born c 1847 so the portrait dates from around 1865.

Measurements: unframed artwork: 28 cm x 22 cm

Materials: oil on canvas

Object name: painting

Collection: Art Collection

ID number: 1964-0152


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