HOLBROW, Joan of Tockington. A late Georgian period painted silhouette of an elderly lady on paper 150 x 200mm, with an extensive Latin dedication written in ink forming an octagonal surround. At the base a pencil inscription "Joan Holbrow of Tockington". The silhouette is mounted in a modern black frame.
Joan Holbrow was the wife of Daniel Holbrow of Tockington, Gloucestershire. Joan was a Quaker and a very close friend of the Quaker minister Mary Dudley (1750-1823) (see E. Dudley, ed., The life of Mary Dudley .1825).