Oil painting on canvas (oval), The Misses Greaves, Sisters, English School, 19th century. An oval-framed double portrait of two sisters wearing white dresses with pink shashes in front of a landscape. Edith Mary Greaves, right, married Reverend Septimus Cox Holmes Hansard (1823 - 1895) in 1863 and had three children: Gwendoline, Arnold Graves and Winifred Nest Hansard. Connie Greaves, left, married General Sir Henry Smyth (1825 - 1906), Governor of Malta and the Cape in 1874. Mrs Diana Woolner's grandmother is on the right and her godmother on the left.
Painted by a woman artist at Ffestiniogg; by descent from Edith Mary Greaves (on the right); accepted by HM Treasury in lieu of Inheritance Tax and allocated to the National Trust, Bradley Manor, 2002.
Bradley Manor, The Woolner Collection (accepted by HM Treasury in lieu of Inheritance Tax and transferred to The National Trust in 2002)
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