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Mary Berry (1763–1852)

Image credit: National Portrait Gallery, London

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Mary Berry was, like her friend the sculptor Anne Seymour Damer, a favourite of Horace Walpole, who bequeathed her his books and manuscripts. Berry became known for her writings, including 'Social Life in England and France from the French Revolution' in 1831, and the posthumously published 'Journals and Correspondence' in 1865.

National Portrait Gallery, London



Mary Berry (1763–1852)




H 46.1 x W 20.3 x D 25.3 cm

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Acquisition method

purchased, 1997

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Inscription description

incised in Greek; incised on marble base


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