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A ruined castle in a mountain landscape dated Aug 1862

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A watercolour showing a view of a ruined castle in a mountain landscape. A river is shown in the foreground, with a tall bridge connecting the two tree-covered banks. The castle is shown behind and mountains are shown in the background. Inscribed lower right: Aug 1862
Madame de Coninck, formally Madame Maria de Hocédé, was the French Governess to Queen Victoria's children from 20 January 1859. Coninck was a favourite of Princess Alice and Princess Louise, who each presented her with an album of drawings (RCIN 981663 & RCIN 981664) before she left to remarry in July 1863. For other items in this volume see RCIN 981664.
Descriptive Medium: 'Pencil and watercolour', 'pencil, watercolour'

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Scotland

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