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Painting of Ann Firth; 08

Painting of Ann Firth, 08
Name/Title
Painting of Ann Firth
About this object
Oil painting of Ann Clifton Firth (1837-1905), nee Ann Williams. Wife of Josiah Clifton Firth.
Medium and Materials
Oil Paint
Place Made
New Zealand
Subject and Association Description
Ann Firth (nee Williams) described by her granddaughter "as sweet as the lingering perfume of rose-leaves…only her own period could have produced her" (in her book "Portrait in Mosaic of Ann Clifton Firth"). She had 12 children and as was common for women of her time, her life was totally focused on the household and the career of her husband Josiah.
Collection
Firth Collection
Credit Line
Donated by Harold C Firth, grandson of J.C. Firth
Object Type
Painting
Object number
08

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