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Lady With Fan, Carlisle
© 2018 Tullie House Museum & Art Gallery Trust.
Gravestone of a woman with child, found in Carlisle.
The most elaborate gravestone discovered in Carlisle depicts a fashionable woman with her son. Her pet bird sits on her lap. The stone is framed by a winged sphinx holding a skull with two lions in profile devouring human heads.
The inscription to the tombstone has broken off and is lost.
This object is currently on display in the Frontier Gallery at Tullie House Museum & Art Gallery Trust. Accession Number: CALMG : 1998.386.