Regency Portraits Catalogue
Elizabeth Fry (1780-1845), Quaker minister and social reformer
'She is about forty, tall - thin - sedate, with physiognomy gentle but very observant …' (Timpson, Memoirs, p 85).
'... a Guido Madonna countenance' (Maria Edgworth).
Referencesback to topMemoir of Elizabeth Fry edited by her daughters, 1847.
Janet Whitney, Elizabeth Fry, 1938, p 437.
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