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'Elizabeth Woodcock - Who was buried in Snow nearly 8 days', 1821. Creator: Robert Cooper.

'Elizabeth Woodcock - Who was buried in Snow nearly 8 days', 1821.  Creator: Robert Cooper.

2-714-137 - The Print Collector/Heritage Images

'Elizabeth Woodcock - Who was buried in Snow nearly 8 days', 1821. Portrait of Elizabeth Woodcock (born c1757), recuperating in bed after being buried in snow for eight days with no food. Tired out after chasing her horse near Impington in Cambridgeshire, she sat down on the ground during a snowstorm and was soon covered. The portrait was made in 1799 when she was aged 42. From "Wonderful Characters: Comprising Memoirs and Anecdotes of the Most Remarkable Persons of Every Age and Nation", Vol. I, by Henry Wilson. [J. Robins and Co. Albion Press, London, 1821]


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Image Aliases

  1. 0580065424
  1. 2-714-137
  1. 2714137

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Pixel Dimensions (W x H) : 3663x5839
File Size : 62661kb

Image Information

Creator
  1. Robert Cooper, attributed to: British: Artist, engraver, printmaker
After
  1. John Kirby Baldrey: British: Artist, printmaker
Subject
  1. Elizabeth Woodcock: British:
People Related
  1. J Robins & Co: British: Publisher, printer, publishers, printers
  2. Henry Wilson: British: Author, writer
Medium
  1. Engraving
Picture Type
  1. Portrait

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