'Oh, just look’, said Mother
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Helen Layfield Bradley

'Oh, just look’, said Mother

MacConnal-Mason Gallery

Dimension 30.5 x 24.7 cm (12 x 9³/₄ inches)

One of a pair with "Ah, dear Emily"

"'Oh, just look', said Mother"
Signed and with a fly insignia, lower right: HELEN BRADLEY;
inscribed on a label attached to the reverse:  ‘Oh, just look’, said Mother.  ‘If that isn’t Mr Taylor (the Bank Manager) with Miss Carter (who wore pink) and they’ve met Dear Emily’.  ‘Oh’ said Aunt Mary, ‘Just look how he’s holding her hand’. ‘Oh my’, said Aunt Frances, ‘Look how pink she’s gone’, ‘I wonder what he’s said’, ‘Oh’, said Mother, ‘Just look at Miss Carter, we shan’t half have a time with her going home, we must all pretend we haven’t seen anything’.  ‘I wonder if he’s beginning to change his mind, but he can never marry Dear Emily, she promised her Father that she would never leave her Mother’.  ‘Isn’t it a pity, she’s so sweet’, and the year was 1908. 

Frame size
16¾ x 14½ in – 42.5 x 36.8 cm

Dimension: 30.5 x 24.7 cm (12 x 9³/₄ inches)

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