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Mother of a Hero
  • Robert Sargent Austin
    1895–1973
    born: Leicester, England, United Kingdom ; died: Burnham Overy Staithe, Norfolk, England, United Kingdom ; active: England, United Kingdom
  • Mother of a Hero, 1932
  • Where object was made: England, United Kingdom
  • engraving
  • Image Dimensions Height/Width: 315 x 227 mm
    Image Dimensions Height/Width: 12 3/8 x 8 15/16 in
    Sheet/Paper Dimensions: 438 x 322 mm
    Sheet/Paper Dimensions: 17 1/4 x 12 11/16 in
    Mat Dimensions: 20 x 16 in
  • Gift of Robert Austin's daughters, Rachel Austin and Clare Calder
  • Not on display
  • 2012.0142
Description

Old women with hands in lap, wearing a long robe that is falling onto the floor on the left side of image. Candle is on the floor on right bottom of image. Woman has medal pinned to her blouse.