Mrs Bowditch of Taunton

Description
Rachel Bowditch née Pile was born in Cheddon Fitzpaine, Somerset and married Samuel Bowditch of Taunton in 1779. She and her son James ran a pawnbrokers and drapery in the town centre. Their stock ranged from satins, French cambric, bombazine and serge flannel, to sarcanet and gingham dresses cotton hose, Honiton and Tiverton Lace, India Nankeens, Stout Corduroys, Fustians, Moleskins, Nankeens and Jeans.
Accession Loan No.
71/1927
Collection Class
Paintings
Medium
oil on canvas
Common Name
Mrs Bowditch of Taunton
Simple Name
painting
Full Name
Mrs Bowditch of Taunton
Dimensions
stretcher H 790 mm; stretcher length 610 mm
Production Person Surname
Ponsford
Production Person Initials
John
Period Classification
George IV (1820-1830)
Production Date
1821
Production Year Low
1821
Production Year High
1821
Production Town
Modbury, Plymouth
Production County
Devon
Production Country
United Kingdom: England
Production Area Region
Northern Europe
Production Continent
Europe
Family Group


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