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Eleanor Wingate (née Rouse)

c. 1850
an unknown artist

hand coloured photograph (frame: 13.5 cm x 11.3 cm, sight: 8.5 cm x 6.6 cm)

Eleanor Wingate (née Rouse, 1813–1898) was the second youngest daughter of colonial public servant and landowner Richard Rouse (1774–1852) and his wife Elizabeth (née Adams, 1772–1849), who’d come to Sydney as free settlers in 1801. Raised at Rouse Hill, the family property near Windsor, New South Wales, Eleanor was eighteen when she married neighbouring landowner John Terry. Eleanor had five children with Terry. Her second marriage, made in 1856, to amateur photographer and military officer, Thomas Wingate, was childless.

Gift of Pamela Glasson 2009
Collected by Leila Haigh (nee Rouse)

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Artist and subject

Eleanor Wingate (age 37 in 1850)

Donated by

Mrs Pamela Glasson (7 portraits)

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