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Portrait of Sir Foster Cunliffe, 3rd Bt. of Acton Park, Wrexham, Denbighshire

John Hoppner
Portrait of Sir Foster Cunliffe, 3rd Bt. of Acton Park, Wrexham, Denbighshire
Oil on canvas
Museum purchase, 2007/2.1


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