Margaret Slaughter

Anthony Frederick Augustus Sandys (1829-1904)

Coloured chalks and pencil on paper

30 1/2 x 22 inches, 77.5 x 56 centimetres

The sitter was the daughter of the lawyer, Sir William Capel Slaughter (1857-1917), founder of the firm of solicitors which still bears his name, Slaughter & May. He was knighted in 1915. He was married twice (to Ida Weaver, then to Hester Mary Bruce). Olive Margaret was his third child from his first marriage. He lived at 3 Berkeley House, Berkeley Square and at White Ness, Kingsgate, Thanet.

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