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Title: Sappho
Item Name: Sculpture
Maker: John Cheere (1709-87)


This item is in the Burton Constable Hall collections and is included on this database by kind permission of the Burton Constable Foundation. In 1765, Cheere dispatched the ‘Busto of Sappho neat finished & pollish’d’ and packed in hay and straw for the journey from London to Hull. A Greek poetess, Sappho was celebrated for her beauty and passion. Located in the Great Hall.

Year: 1765
Materials: Plaster
ID_Number: CHS 22