Item 001/94 - Henry George Liddell by Sir Hubert Von Herkomer

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GB 2014 WS-03-PIC-001/94


Henry George Liddell by Sir Hubert Von Herkomer


  • Mid 19th Century (Creation)

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1 item, Oil on canvas

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Painted for Henry George Liddell, passed on to his son, Sir Frederick Francis Liddell (1865-1950) and presented by his grandson Maurice Arthur Liddell (1905-1976) to the School in 1950, through the influence of Sir Henry Hake O.W., Director of the National Portrait Gallery. An identical picture was presented to the Oxford University Museum, now the Ashmolean, to celebrate Liddell

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Three-quarters length portrait of Liddell seated, turned to the right; he wears black academic dress and collar; in his right hand he holds a mortar board. The background is reddish brown.

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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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60" x 50"

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Westminster School Archive

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  • English


  • Latin


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