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Artwork discovered in Quorn cottage

When decorating some years ago, Phil and Sue Child of Beaconsfield Cottage on Loughborough Road uncovered this unusual and skilled painting of a seascape on their dining room wall painted directly onto the plasterwork. Recent research into the census returns and house deed has found that between 1836-1841, a Mr John Boot, a lace manufacturer, and his wife Ann occupied the house with their son John. John's occupation is given as 'artist'.

Could he have been the mystery painter?


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 missing information Missing information: Can you supply any information about the history of this painting?
Please email us at: team2018@quornmuseum.com
 Submitted on: 2009-08-20
 Submitted by: Phil and Sue Child
 Artefact ID: 505
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