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Blog post from Wednesday, 6 August, 2014

[Selina Tomlins], 1828 / watercolour miniature by R. Read

This portrait is of Selina Tomlins, and was painted 7 years before her death in 1835.

The painter was Richard Read. Read, a professional artist, had been sentenced to transportation for 14 years when he arrived in October 1813; he was later pardoned and resumed his career as an artist.