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Dido Belle

This painting, misinterpreted for so many years, shows a pretty girl with a beautiful woman to her right, visions of aristocratic refinement in the grounds of Kenwood House. Finished in 1779, the painting is unique in that it depicts a black and white woman as near equals at a time where black figures in portraiture were almost always shown as less than, reflecting the fact that slavery was still legal in the British Empire.

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Why soy wax?

The wax we use is a vegetable wax made from soybeans called ecosoya CB advanced. It is vegan, sustainable, biodegradable and made in the UK in Lancashire.

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