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Saturday, September 15, 2012

Sophia, By ~ Sir Samuel Luke Fildes ~ 1844 - 1927.

Samuel Luke Fildes was born in Liverpool in 1843. When he was a child he was adopted by his grandmother, Mary Fildes, a political activist who was one of the speakers at the Manchester meeting that ended in the Peterloo Massacre. In the 1840s Mary Fildes ran the Shrewsbury Arms in Chester and was a leading figure in the Female Chartist movement.


  1. Thank you, you find some of the most beautiful art. I wouldn't miss your blog daily for anything.

  2. Dear Mary,Thank you for your kind heart,you have lifted mine with your sweet comment,Blessings to you.