Patience and the Portrait


Distrusted by the villagers of Thornheath because of the wrongs that her grandfather had done them, Patience West was determined not to leave gloomy old Heath House, which she had inherited. Lonely and unhappy, the only thing that made life bearable was the knowledge that, in some mysterious fashion, her kind actions were making up for her grand-father’s evil deeds. Patience saw the proof of this in the mysterious changes which took place in the portrait of the old man, which hung in her room



  • Patience and the Portrait – Mandy: #656 (11 August 1979) – #668 (3 November 1979)

4 thoughts on “Patience and the Portrait

  1. I seem to remember there was a version of this story much earlier in the seventies when I was still a child. One of the story lines hinged around a little boy who was was colour blind, earring poisonous berries because he couldn’t distinguish red from green (recognised as such by the heroine because he didn’t know the true colour of his toy ball).

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