1900 Photogravure Jane Needham Mrs Middleton Windsor Beauty Fruit Sir Peter XEX2


This is an original 1900 black and white photogravure of Jane Needham, alternately known as Mrs. Middleton of the "Windsor Beauties." Although she was never a member of the court of King Charles II of England, she was noticed by the court painter, Sir Peter Lely, and was included in his courtly studies.


This 111+ year old Item is rated Near Mint / Very Fine. No creases. No natural defects. No surface rub. No tears. No water damage. Please Note: There is a blind emboss in the bottom margin.

  • Product Type: Original Photogravure; Black / White
  • Grade: Near Mint / Very Fine
  • Dimensions: Approximately 5 x 6 inches; 13 x 15 cm
  • Authentication: Serial-Numbered Certificate of Authenticity w/ Full Provenance
  • Protection: Packaged in a custom archival sleeve with an acid-free black board (great for display, gift-giving, and preservation)

Period Paper is pleased to present a limited edition collection, numbered 843 of 1000, of the court of England during the reign of the House of Stuart. The collection encompasses the time from James I to Arabella Churchill, and offers portraits of the reigning family, as well as dramatic scenes from English history. To view more images from the collection, click on the link offered at the bottom of the condition paragraph.

This piece was illustrated by Lely, Sir Peter.

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