Elish Lamont

1800-1870 [var. La Mont]; b. Belfast; miniature painter; met Dickens at his Belfast reading, and went to England; exhibited Royal Hib. Academy, Dublin; published Christmas Rhymes, Three Night’s REvelry, illustrated, with her sister Frances, 1842-57, and dedicated to Lady Dufferin; exhibited Royal Academy, London, 1846 (including a miniature of Lady Dufferin); lived in Dublin for a time; d. in England. DUB

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