Portrait oil painting of Clegg Samuel, 1840

Made:
1840
artist:
Andrew Morton
Painting, Samuel Clegg (1781-1861) / Andrew Morton, 1840. Oil on canvas, 76x63.5cm, portrait, HL to L, free sketch

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Painting, Samuel Clegg (1781-1861) / Andrew Morton, 1840. Oil on canvas, 76x63.5cm, portrait, HL to L, free sketch
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Portrait oil painting on canvas, Clegg Samuel(1781-1861) by Morton Andrew, 1840, 76x63.5cm, ait, HL to L, free sketch background, in gilt frame, 103x90cm, signed trc: A Morton. Clegg Samuel was a gas engineer who adapted a new gas lighting system to cotton mills at Sowerby Bridge near Halifax. He was was engaged in the construction of gasworks and advised on the formation of new gas companies After losing all his money he worked for the Government of Portugal as a gas engineer from 1836 and reconstructed the Mint at Lisbon and executed other public works

Details

Category:
Art
Object Number:
1857-298
Materials:
gilt and oil paint on canvas
Measurements:
image: 760 mm x 635 mm
frame: 1030 mm x 900 mm
type:
portrait
taxonomy:
  • visual and verbal communication
  • oil painting - visual work
  • visual and verbal communication
credit:
Donated by Clegg Samuel(Woodcroft Collection)