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John Williams attributed to Gilbert Jackson

Three-quarters length portrait of Williams, who stands turned to the right wearing black robes with a white ruff, black hat and moustache; his right hand rests horizontally across his stomach while his left hand drops to its natural position. On the right of the picture is Williams' coat of arms, inscribed with the identity of the sitter and the date of 1621.
Possibly a variant of a portrait of 1627 by Jackson at St John's College, Cambridge.

Jackson, Gilbert, c.1595-after 1648

William Freind by Thomas Bardwell

Reverend William Freind (1714-66) as a scholar aged 13, in a carved wooden frame; he is standing in a library wearing a scholar's gown. Freind had four children, the youngest of whom John, succeeded to the estates of his maternal uncle, Richard Robinson, Bishop of Armagh, Baron Rokeby, to become Sir John Robinson.

Bardwell, Thomas, 1704-1767

Portrait of the Right Hon. Henry Pelham, Chancellor of the Exchequer and 1st Lord of the Treasury, with his secretary, John Roberts

Pelham sits on the left to the front of the composition. He is depicted with dark blue-grey eyes and heavy eyebrows nearly concealing a wart above his right eye. His long grey wig falling in front of his left shoulder and behind his right. He wears his chancellor's gown with gold lace over black coat, with a flocked details, lace cravat and wrist ruffles. Pelham is seated in a plain red chair, draped curtain behind, a letter without writing in his left hand. On the right sits John Roberts, with dark blue-grey eyes and dark brows. He is positioned behind a table draped with a green cloth. Roberts wears a red coat with the top button fastened and lace cuffs; he holds a quill to a page and further papers topped by an inkstand holding a second quill can be seen on the extreme right. Behind Roberts is an archway with sky and trees visible beyond. The composition is lit from the top left.

Shackleton, John, d.1767

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