Mr. Gosling’s Mirror? A George III Painted Papier Maché Mirror after a design by John Linnell
the oval plate surmounted by a husk-draped neoclassical vase
The design by Linnell for the present mirror is inscribed to both Mr. Gosling and to Wm. Mostyn-Owen Esq.. The Mostyn-Owen mirror survives, minus its cresting, at the family home, Woodhouse in Shropshire, so could this be the mirror made for Mr. Gosling?