Mary Squires the Gypsy.

Method Etching
Published [c.1753]
Dimensions Image and sheet 112 x 93 mm
Notes Half-length portrait of Mary Squires, set within a decorative roundel, and with a banner below inscribed with her name. The illustration was originally featured in the London Magazine, and was shown alongside a portrait of Elizabeth Canning, the woman that had accused Squires of her supposed abduction.

Mary Squires (1762) was originally given the death sentence for her part in the alleged kidnapping of Elizabeth Canning. Canning was later found guilty of perjury and Squires was granted a pardon.

O'Donoghue 6 (Canning)

Condition: Trimmed from the accompanying image.
Framing unmounted
Price £35.00
Stock ID 40071