The Mountain Sparrow by Charlotte Brontë

Description

This artfully executed watercolour painting was created by Charlotte Brontë in 1830, aged 13.

This item is owned by The Bronte Parsonage Museum

Full title:
The Mountain Sparrow
Created:
11 March 1830
Format:
Artwork / Image
Creator:
Charlotte Brontë
Copyright:
© Brontë Parsonage Museum
Held by
Brontë Parsonage Museum
Shelfmark:
C9

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