Nice sleeves. Anyway, in the course of my research I came across so many and various images of Victorian women praying that I felt I had to do a post.
|The Children's Prayer (1888) Arthur Hacker
|Children at Prayer (1835) Thomas George Webster
|Prayer Time: Mrs Cope and her Daughter Florence (1854) Charles West Cope
|Florence Cope Saying Grace at Dinnertime Charles West Cope
|Suspense Charles Burton Barber
|Lord, Thy Will be Done (1855) Philip Calderon
|A Prayer for Those at Sea (1879) Frederick Daniel Hardy
|Song of the Shirt Anna Blunden
|The Widow's Prayer (1864-5) Frederic Leighton
|Prayer (1859) John Phillip
|Prayer (1862) Thomas Brooks
|The Veiled Woman (1901) Guirand de Scevola
I shall leave you all in peace now. If you can throw any light on Erika's lady, give me a shout either in the comments or by email. Only a few more days and we're into Blogvent so I'm off for a sit down and I'll see you on Monday...