Mary Ashby Lewis must have been quite a character. After the death of her husband in 1855 she ran the estate single-handedly for another 62 years. She died at the age of 104 and was well respected by her employees and tenants.
Photograph. A 20th century black and white photograph of Mary Ashby Lewis on her 100th birthday in oval cut-out mount. Gold painted card mount in narrow, gilded frame reeded with cross bands. Brown silk on card reverse, wire stand. Hand written in ink on mount below photograph 'M.A.Lewis 1913 Born June 27th 1813'.
An item donated to the National Trust in 2004 for display in its Llanerchaeron property.
Marks and inscriptions
M.A.Lewis 1913 Born June 27th 1813 (hand written in ink on mount below photograph)