Mary Ann Criddle (née Alabaster)

Photographers: Cundall, Downes & Co.

Published 1864

Albumen print on card mount

3 3/4 in. x 2 7/8 in. (95 mm x 72 mm)

© National Portrait Gallery London (NPG Ax131861).

Purchased, 2008

The painter is shown rather elaborately but demurely dressed, with her sketch-pad. She seems fully focused on the scene being depicted, no doubt a characteristic pose.

  • Mary Ann Criddle (née Alabaster)
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    Image reproduced by kind permission of the National Portrait Gallery; caption material and comment added by Jacqueline Banerjee