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Penelope Boothby, Ashbourne, St Oswald, Derbyshire **** | by natefifield
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Penelope Boothby, Ashbourne, St Oswald, Derbyshire ****

“Queen Charlotte was said to have broken into tears on seeing the statue (of Penelope Boothby, dead at age 5) at a Royal Academy exhibition. Evincing such a reaction was regarded as a challenge to late-Georgian sculpture.”

 

- Simon Jenkins

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Taken on June 15, 2016