Thursday, 12 September 2019

1132) Maria Leathart

Maria Leathart (born Hedley, 1840 - 1899). Daughter of businessman Thomas Hedley who, along with John Green, founded in 1837 the company (based in Newcastle upon Tyne) Thomas Hedley Co. manufacturing soap and candles.
She married James Leathart, who, in 1862, commissioned her portrait to Dante Gabriel Rossetti.

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