Description & Technical information

Inscribed on artist's label on reverse:
Alice Ann and Jim Wilson are married.../She looked very neat and tidy and very/happy with her new found family./ She vowed to make Jim a good wife and/be a good mother to his four little boys./Mother and Grandma wondered if she was/ doing right "But" said Alice Ann, "I've/always loved little boys".../Mother and the three aunts slipped out of/Church to  put on their aprons and get the/kettle boiling./Everything was ready by the time the happy/pair walked across the square + Mother was the/first o welcome her. Miss Carter (who wore pink) +/Mr Taylor (the Bank Manager) are waiting to welcome/ her also and the year was 1907/Helen Layfield Bradley 1968. 

Frame size
24½ x 28½ in – 62.2 x 72.4 cm

Date:  1968
Period:  20th century
Medium: Oil on canvas board
Signature: Inscribed and dated 1968 on labels to reverse

Dimensions: 44.5 x 54.6 cm (17¹/₂ x 21¹/₂ inches)
Provenance: The Carter Gallery, Los Angeles, California;
Private collection, USA
Categories: Paintings, Drawings & Prints