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Unknown Artist, Helen Constance Hunter-Blair

Photo courtesy of Dave Penman (All rights reserved)

Details

Country House
Doddington Hall
Title(s)
Helen Constance Hunter-Blair
Date
1898
Location
Upper Staircase From Ground Floor
Medium and support
Oil on canvas
Dimensions
Overall height: 90 cm, Overall width: 69 cm
Artist
Unknown Artist
Catalogue Number
DN40
Inscription
  • Signed and dated 'Sydney / N / 98'

Description

Helen Constance Hunter Blair (? c.1864–1948), was the daughter of Sir Edward Hunter Blair of Blairquhan and Dunskey, fourth Baronet, and Elizabeth Wauchope. She married first Captain Johnston Stewart of Physgill on 12 July 1883 and second, Charles Francis Cracroft Jarvis on 6 June 1906. She was the mother of Ralph George Edward Jarvis (1907–1973). The identity of the artist is unknown. The canvas is signed ‘Sydney N’.

by Martin Postle

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