What is the meaning of the reference to «Barmouth» in the following sentence?
«If Charlotte should have any curiosity to know the size of Barmouth it is 13 inches by 8 1/2. Ahem!»
A new house in London, 1839,
the newly-married woman who lives there dosn't like the colour of the walls and thinks (and so is telling her sister in a letter) that a water-coloured picture from Charlotte would be perfect to cover part of the drawing room wall. Obviously, she is asking her by insinuation to receive it as a present.
What is «the Barmouth» here?
- A piece of furniture?
- A type of frame for the picture?
- Another picture by another artist named Barmouth beside which the new one would be hung on the wall? (in the same way you call a picture by Picasso "the Picasso")