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Maud: 19th century

John Edwards

Maud: 19th century
4 0 c m
actual image size: 22cm x 29cm

Full image caption

Wax portrait of Maud, the infant daughter of John Edwards, wax doll maker. The bust comprises the head, shoulders, torso and arms of a young child attached to a wooden base. The doll has a poured wax head and arms, painted features, glass eyes and hair eyelashes. The right thumb is placed in the mouth of the doll but the tip has now broken off. The doll is dressed in a bonnet and chemise of cotton, wool and silk. There is a glass dome cover for the bust. There is also a metal locket containing paper flowers.

Image Details

1881 AD - 1890 AD
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