Portrait of Millicent Fawcett Reidentified

May 14 2020

Image of Portrait of Millicent Fawcett Reidentified

Picture: Royal Holloway, University of London

Posted by Adam Busiakiewicz:

The Guardian have reported on the recent reidentification of a portrait of suffragist Millicent Fawcett in the collection of Royal Holloway, University of London. The portrait had long been misidentified as an image of one of the university's former headmistresses Dame Emily Penrose. Its reidentification was established after archival research undertaken by Dr Imogen Tedbury which proved it was a gift from the artist Theodore Blake Wirgman.

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