Osborne Bay, Isle of Wight, England
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A watercolour showing two Tyrolese peasant women. One woman is shown standing in front of a hedge, with the other shown behind. The woman in front is shown full-length, facing forward. She has one hand resting on the hedge behind her and is holding a white handkerchief in the other. A small dog is shown seated at her feet. The other woman is shown behind the hedge, to the right, she is leaning both elbows on the hedge in front of her and resting her chin in her hands. They are both dressed in traditional Tyrolean costume.
Inscribed below: Tirolese [sic] Peasants.
Inscribed lower left: PV. f. Oct: 29th. 1832. Pitchford
Princess Victoria visited Wales in 1832 as part of a series of Royal Progresses organised by her mother, The Duchess of Kent, staying in Pitchford Hall from 26 October to 3 November 1832. In her journal entry of 29 October 1832, Princess Victoria describes how she "drew and painted various things" after looking over some drawings and old letters.
Descriptive Medium: 'Pencil, watercolour, ink', 'pencil, watercolour, ink'