Portrait of Anne Lister

Portrait of Anne Lister

ca. 1833 (made)

Portrait of Anne Lister of Shibden Hall (1791–1840). Watercolour over pencil. In her diaries Anne writes ‘There is something so very characteristic in the figure.’ and it is ‘an admirable likeness’.

The portrait, unattributed, bears similarities to another done by Mrs. Taylor of Horton Street, Halifax. This portrait is held by West Yorkshire Archive Service, Calderdale (SH:2/M/19/1/1).

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Object details

Object Type Watercolour
Materials and techniques
Creators Thomas Love
Adam Oehlers
Creation date 2018
Project Gentleman Jack
Copyright © Lookout Point / HBO

About this object record

This object was created as a prop or piece of scenic set dressing for a film or television production. It is neither an historic original or an object from the archives but a carefully crafted fake designed to entertain.