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This object is eligible for a Certificate of BADA Provenance

Elizabeth embroidered her detailed Map of England and Wales in 1801 whilst a pupil at the Quaker School in Trinity Lane, York. This school opened in 1785 and later was known as York School and finally to this day as The Mount School.

The Mount School have in their archives similar finely worked map and darning samplers.

Templates for this map were commercially available and another example by Mary Peacock 1802 and clearly worked from the same template, is illustrated in 'Quaker School Girl Samplers from Ackworth', Page 62, Carol Humphrey.

Contained in a finely reeded ebonised period frame.

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