MUSINGS ON LIFE, ART, WRITING, AND PHOTOGRAPHY BY LAUREN ALEXANDER-IRVING
Saturday, October 29, 2011
A Watercolor by Selina Caroline Shakespear Lowis
This watercolor is by my maternal great, great grandmother, Selina "Lena" Caroline Shakespear Lowis who wrote and illustrated the book, Familiar Indian Flowers . She painted the above watercolor while she and my great great grandfather, Lieutenant Colonel Ninian Lowis, were living in India. He was a Lieutenant Colonel in the Bental Staff Corps during the Indian Mutiny.
Hand-Painted plate by Selina Caroline Shakespear Lowis.