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William Edward Knight (1845–1934), JP, Councillor (1883), Alderman (1904), and Mayor of Newark (1889 & 1915–1918)

Photo credit: Newark Town Council

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This large oil depicts William Edward Knight (1845–1934), wearing the red mayoral robes and insignia with great dignity. He was Mayor of Newark during the First World War and his portrait shows him touching a Peace Proclamation read from the balcony of the Town Hall.

Newark Town Hall Museum and Art Gallery

Newark


Date

1919

Medium

oil on canvas

Measurements

H 127 x W 102 cm

Accession number

NTT.1997.15

Acquisition method

unknown acquisition method

Work type

Painting


Newark Town Hall Museum and Art Gallery

Market Place, Newark, Nottinghamshire NG24 1DU England

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