Etching of Phoebe Hessel, 1814

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Digital Media Bank ID: 52482
Original Filename: fa203241_d01.jpg
Description: A study of Phoebe Hessel sitting on a chair holding a walking stick. She wears a black cloak and bonnet. By her side is a basket with fruit. Printed below; Phoebe Hassel, who says she was born in the year 1715. An industrious woman living at Brighton, with slender means of support which she can only earn by selling the contents of her basket, for whose assistance this etching is sold. Price 3/6. Published for her May 1 1814.
Phoebe Hassel is best known for the fact that she spent some years in the army as a man until she finally admitted her deceit and was discharged.
Categories: Timeline/ 1810s  
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Credit: Royal Pavilion & Museums, Brighton & Hove
Licence: All Rights Reserved
Caption: Etching of Phoebe Hessel, 1814
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Type (of Object or Artwork): Etching
Title (of Artwork / Object): Phoebe Hessel
Creator (of Artwork / Object): Unrecorded
Date Created (of Object / Artwork): 1814
Description (Object or Artwork): A study of Phoebe Hessel sitting on a chair holding a walking stick. She wears a black cloak and bonnet. By her side is a basket with fruit. Printed below; Phoebe Hassel, who says she was born in the year 1715. An industrious woman living at Brighton, with slender means of support which she can only earn by selling the contents of her basket, for whose assistance this etching is sold. Price 3/6. Published for her May 1 1814. Phoebe Hassel is best known for the fact that she spent some years in the army as a man until she finally admitted her deceit and was discharged. Dup.
Source (of Object / Artwork): Royal Pavilion & Museums, Brighton & Hove
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Other Keywords: Phoebe Hassel
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Media: Image
Size: 3.86 MB; 3426 x 4775 pixels; 290 x 404 mm (print at 300 DPI);
Orientation: Portrait
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Linked Accession no.: FA203241