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The portrait described as 'Mary Mackay ("Marie Corelli")' by Helen Donald Smith, oil on canvas. © National Portrait Gallery London.
A delightful cameo of Corelli brought in to Mason Croft on Corelli Day in 2013.
A charming watercolour by W W Quatremain, the local artist.
Silver filigree gondola owned by Corelli.
Medal struck by Corelli for her gondolier, Ernest Chandler in 1909..
Front of the medal.
Rear of the medal.
Diminutive chairs reputed to have belonged to Corelli when she was a child.
The Kings Challenge Trophy given by Corelli to the Stratford Boat Club.
'Presented by Marie Corelli to the Champion Oarsman of Stratford-upon-Avon'
'In commemoration of the first year of the reign of King Edward VII'
1855 - 1899
1899 - 1924