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the awaited note.jpg
A woman sits at a piano in an elegant pink dress.

edgeworth family.png
A full family portrait of the Edgeworth family. Maria Edgeworth, famed for her works Belinda and Castle Rackrent

The painting depicts many passenger ships on their way to Holland in search of new lives and markets. The ships are filled with British merchants and citizens.

This item is a painting by Angelica Kauffmann of the Monk of Calais and Yorick exchanging snuff boxes, 1780


Slave in Chains.jpg
In its visceral depiction of a slave's psychologicaland physical suffering, this painting and others like it were commissioned tactically by Europe's abolitionist leaders during the early part of the 1800s to evoke widespread European sympathy for…

The Ferryman.jpg
The Metropolitan Museum of Art describes this as a painting that "exemplifies the timeless, idyllic quality that contemporary critics appreciated in his[Camille Corot] work."

A painting of a scene from Sterne's A Sentimental Journeydepicting a downcast Maria and a dog, taking the place of her lost lover.

The Shipwreck.jpg
The Shipwreck, by Joseph Vernet who was one of the most famous Romantic and landscape painters of his day, contrasts a moonlit backdrop to the crazed struggle for survival as sailors single-handedly attempt to ride the stormy seas to safety.
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