Item 001/54 - Henry George Liddell by Julian Drummond

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GB 2014 WS-03-PIC-001/54


Henry George Liddell by Julian Drummond


  • 1875 (Creation)

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1 item, Oil on canvas

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The original picture by Watts was commissioned by members of Christ Church in 1876 to present to Liddell to commemorate his first twenty years as Dean. It was presented to Liddell in the Hall by Gladstone, where it still hangs. This is a later copy for the school.

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Half-length portrait, seated, turned to the right of the picture; he wears a red cassock, white dog collar and a black gown; his right hand grasps the arm of his chair. Copied from G.F. Watts 1875/ by Julian Drummond

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Access to collection items is granted to bona-fide researchers, by prior appointment, subject to the overriding provisions of relevant legislation, including Data Protection.

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A reprographics service is available to researchers subject to the access restrictions outlined above. Copying will not be undertaken if there is any risk of damage to the item. Copies are supplied in accordance with Westminster School

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38" x 26"

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Westminster School Archive

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  • English


  • Latin


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