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A NEEDLEWORK SAMPLER (OF COLONIAL INTEREST), DATED 1824
Estimate
3,0005,000
LOT SOLD. 4,200 AUD
JUMP TO LOT
116
A NEEDLEWORK SAMPLER (OF COLONIAL INTEREST), DATED 1824
Estimate
3,0005,000
LOT SOLD. 4,200 AUD
JUMP TO LOT

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A NEEDLEWORK SAMPLER (OF COLONIAL INTEREST), DATED 1824

Wrought by Caroline Ward, August 17, 1824. The initials of her parents and 5 siblings are worked into the sampler.

Caroline Ward migrated to Hobart from Liverpool on the "Juno" in 1830 with her father Abraham, her mother, her sister Mary and her brother Thomas. Abraham Ward became the Publican of the Man o' War Hotel in Hobart in 1831. Caroline Ward married Edward Burris in New Norfolk in 1833 and her death at 19 was recorded in 1834.


44cm by 39.5cm
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Provenance

from Mrs Joan Siberry, St Georges Antiques, Hobart, 1973

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