Mother Goose of Oxford aged 73

Method Stipple
Artist Anthony Cardon
Published London Published by James Ridgeway, Piccadilly, 1845
Dimensions Image 255 x 214 mm
Notes A portrait of Rebecca Howse (nee Wildgoose) (1737-1818) flower seller at Oxford. Otherwise known as Mother Goose of Oxford. She was an ex-procuress, who became blind and married a William Howse who then led her around Oxford selling flowers. She was a well known character, affectionately called 'Flora' by the students.

Condition: Small lose on lower left corner, small tear in right not affecting the image.
Framing unmounted
Price £50.00
Stock ID 20661