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A hair landscape, 19th Century.

Diameter 7.2cm in a black wood frame.
The miniature shows a cascade of water falling into a lake, with trees on a nearby high rocky outcrop. There are mountains in the distance and a large tree in the right foreground. It was apparently made of the hair of Elizabeth Burrell (d.1837), third wife of the Henry, 1st Marquess of Exeter (1754-1804), and other members of the Cecil family.

REFERENCE: MIN0059

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