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A group of children holding song books and singing. Process print after Marie Seymour Lucas.

Lucas, Marie Seymour.
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Also known as : We are but little children weak, nor born to any high estate

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[Place of publication not identified] : [publisher not identified] (Berlin Photographic Co., the owners of the copyright)

Physical description

1 print : photographic reproduction ; image 24.5 x 39.7 cm

Lettering

We are but little children weak. Fron the painting by Mrs Seymour Lucas.

Publications note

Algernon Graves, The Royal Academy of Arts; a complete dictionary of contributors, vol. II, London: H. Graves and G. Bell, 1905, p. 169

Reference

Wellcome Library no. 28995i

Lettering note

"We are but little children weak, / Nor born to any high estate" are the first two lines of a hymn by Cecil Frances Alexander, first published in 1850

Reproduction note

After: a painting by Marie Cornelissen (Mrs Seymour Lucas) exhibited at the Royal Academy in 1893, no. 728 (Graves, loc. cit.). "Her painting of orphans 'We are but little children weak, nor born to any high estate' was included in the 1905 book Women painters of the world."--Wikipedia

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