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Choose from 12 pictures in our Wooden collection for your Wall Art or Photo Gift. All professionally made for Quick Shipping.


Surfers on the beach, Perranporth, Perranzabuloe, Cornwall. Probably June 1922
Surfers on the beach, Perranporth, Perranzabuloe, Cornwall. Probably June 1922
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Surfers on the beach, Perranporth, Perranzabuloe, Cornwall. 1920s
Surfers on the beach, Perranporth, Perranzabuloe, Cornwall. 1920s
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Waterfall outside Waterfall Gardens, Truro, Cornwall. Probably around 1910
Waterfall outside Waterfall Gardens, Truro, Cornwall. Probably around 1910
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Victoria Gardens, Truro, Cornwall. Probably around 1910
Victoria Gardens, Truro, Cornwall. Probably around 1910
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Dummy Board of a Girl in Costume of the William and Mary Period
Dummy Board of a Girl in Costume of the William and Mary Period
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Dummy Board of a Boy in Costume of the William and Mary Period
Dummy Board of a Boy in Costume of the William and Mary Period
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Long Case Clock, St Erth, Cornwall, England
Long Case Clock, St Erth, Cornwall, England
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Interior of Tonacombe Manor, Morwenstow, Cornwall. 1958
Interior of Tonacombe Manor, Morwenstow, Cornwall. 1958
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Carving, Myanmar (formerly Burma), South East Asia
Carving, Myanmar (formerly Burma), South East Asia
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Town hall fire, Truro, Cornwall. November 1914
Town hall fire, Truro, Cornwall. November 1914
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Dinham House, St Minver, Cornwall. 1981
Dinham House, St Minver, Cornwall. 1981
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Waterfall Gardens, Truro, Cornwall. Before 1902
Waterfall Gardens, Truro, Cornwall. Before 1902
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Dummy Board of a Girl in Costume of the William and Mary Period Featured Print

Dummy Board of a Girl in Costume of the William and Mary Period

Wooden painted screen dating from around 1689-1702. Dummy boards were usually placed in empty spaces, such as a staircase or empty fireplace, in large houses. They may have been amusement pieces, created to trick the eye into thinking the painted boards were real people. This kind of painting, known as trompe l'oeil, was very popular at the time. The girl is pictured wearing fashion typical of the period including a long gown with sleeves to the elbow to show an under-sleeve of white lace and a black silk pinner (apron). Her hair is worn high with a frontage headdress. She is carrying a spaniel on one arm and holding a black mask in her other hand. These masks were sometimes worn by women when walking or riding outdoors to protect the face from sunburn. During this period it was fashionable to have pale skin

© RIC, photographer Mike Searle