Grace Darling(1815-1842), Heroine of a sea rescue
Sitter in 4 portraits
The daughter of a lighthouse-keeper on the Farne islands, she and her father rescued five people from the wreck of the steamship Forfarshire in 1838, for which exploit she won great acclaim.
Watch a film clip on the sitter from the BBC Archive in the Media section below
- William Darling (father)
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