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Last NameBernal-Osborne    
Given NameEdith °    
alt. NamesE. B.-O. ; Lady Edith Blake ;    
MarriageRoyal Irish Constabulary, Captain Henry Arthur Blake (1840-1918) in 1874    
Children3: lieutenant Arthur Blake (1877-1904 after) ; Maurice Bernal Blake (1878-1xxx) ; Olive Blake (c. 1881-1xxx)    
Year born1845 in Newtown, Anner    
Year died1928    
Place of deathYoughal, County Cork    
Father's occupationland owner Ralph Bernal-Osborne (1808-1880)    
RelativesCatherine Isabella Osborne (mother) ; Grace (1844-1926) (sister) ; familytreemaker.genealogy.com    
Educationpupil of landscape artist Alexandre Calame (1810-1864) ; Thomas Shotter Boys (1803-1874)    
Country of ActivityBahamas    
Worked for    
Techniquesbotanical, zoological, and entomological watercolor painting, and drawing    
Archival sourcesEdith Blake Drawings Collection at Natural History Museum; National Archives Dublin    
Published sourcesGilbert 2000: 76-7 ; www.history.ac.uk/history-online/node/112558/rdf ;    
otherHer husband became Governor of Bahamas in 1884 and later of Jamaica (1889-97). Further Places of Activity: Ireland, Jamaica, and Sri Lanka.    

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