A portrait miniature of Mrs. Anne Crosse( nee Parker) (1768-1807)

Artist/Maker THOMAS HAZLEHURST (1740-1821)
Dimensions 6.00cm high   
Description wearing a white dress with frilled collar, blue waistband, white ribbons entwined in her brown hair
set in the original gold navette shaped frame with bright-cut border, the reverse with two conjoined gold heart motifs beneath the words "Two In One", on plaited hair

Anne Parker (1768-1807), was the daughter of Robert Parker of Cuerden and his wife Anne Parker (née Townley of Royle Hall, Lancs) she married Richard Crosse who took the name and arms Legh of Adlington on inheriting from a cousin. She was the Mother of Thomas Legh; Richard Townley Legh; Jane Legh; Sister of Banastre Parker and Thomas Townley Parker.

Joseph Wright painted a full length portrait of Anne Parker standing three quarter length touching a miniature portrait on her wrist.
Medium watercolour on ivory
Condition Minor spots of mould noted
Ref No. 5233
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