Regency Portraits Catalogue
Mary Lamb (1764-1847), Sister and collaborator of Charles Lamb
A comic drawing by Thomas Hood shows her climbing over a stile at Edmonton in summer 1827, printed in Hone's Table Book, 1827-8, II, p 79, as John Gilpin's wife.
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