Witney Antiques Summer Exhibition 2016.   Topsey Fuller.   Bristol Orphanage Sampler.

Witney Antiques Summer Exhibition 2016. Topsey Fuller. Bristol Orphanage Sampler.

c. 1882 England.

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Topsey Fuller was the daughter of a veterinary surgeon and innkeeper Harry Fuller and his wife Mary Ann. Topsey's parents died in 1873 (Mary Ann) and 1875 (Harry) resulting in Topsey being admitted to the Muller Bristol Orphanage House soon after. Topsey remained at the orphanage until 1884 when she took a position as housemaid in Sutton Surrey.
Topsey worked her sampler in 1882.
Excellent.
Private collection.
Witney Antiques Summer Exhibition 2016.
'Samplers In the City of Bristol Museum and Art Gallery'.
Karin Walton. Cat No. 152.
Dimensions
Height 46.00 cm (18.11 inches)
Width 43.00 cm (16.93 inches)
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