The hardware man's daughter: Matthew Boulton and his 'dear girl'
Anne Boulton (1768-1829) was her father's 'Fair Maid of the Mill'. Her story is pieced together, like a jigsaw puzzle, from fragments in other people's postscripts. Describing her health, mobility problems, education, interests, clothes, friends, travels,love-life and household, this book provides a fresh perspective on Matthew Boulton himself.
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