A Series of Picturesque Views of Seats of the Noblemen and Gentlemen of Great Britain and Ireland: With Descriptive and Historical Letterpress, Volume 3
Francis Orpen Morris
W. Mackenzie, 1880 - Country homes
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Page 6 - She is represented standing behind a highly embellished vacant chair, with her hand on the back. Her dress, is black, richly ornamented with precious stones. The fingers are loaded with rings; and, in one hand is a handkerchief, edged with deep lace. Inserted in the lower part of the frame, and carefully covered with glass, is an interesting appendage to this portrait : a piece of hair cut from the head of Catherine Parr, in the year 1799, when her coffin was opened at Sudley Castle. The hair iB...