Historical Portraits Picture Archive

Sir Charles Morgan at the Castleton Ploughing Match 1820s

James Flewitt Mullock 

Sir Charles Morgan at the Castleton Ploughing Match, James Flewitt Mullock
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Oil on canvas
19th Century
61 x 76 cm 24 x 30 inches
 
Portraiture and topography are important incidentals in this fascinating record of an event, reportage which transends rural genre to provide an invaluable glimpse of late Georgian farming. The newly-growing town of Newport is visible on the horizon, completing this magnificent piece of Welsh documentary.
Philip Mould Ltd, 18-19 Pall Mall, London, SW1Y 5LU.Copyright Philip Mould Ltd.