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Portrait of Mrs Ricketts, Attributed to John Downman, R.A. (1750-1824).

Pencil with coloured chalk and wash on vellum, oval, 11.4 x 8.3cm.
The sitter, Sophia Watts (1755-1830) married George Poyntz Ricketts in 1774. The son of a Jamaican plantation owner, he was Governor of Barbados from 1794-1800.

REFERENCE: PIC888

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