Self-portrait by Edward Collier, oil on canvas, 1683 © National Portrait Gallery, London

Queries: 'Provenance'

Seeking information about ‘The Black Boy’ (1844) by William L. Windus

‘The Black Boy’ was painted by Liverpool artist William L. Windus in 1844. The portrait has been on display in the International Slavery Museum since 2007, but there are still many things that we don’t know about the sitter and his experiences as a Black child in 19th century Liverpool. Following a dedicated research project, […]

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Seeking portraits of Thelma Hulbert

The following call for information from Deborah Smith, Thelma Hulbert Gallery Officer, Plymouth University/Kingston University: I am researching the life of the painter Thelma Hulbert (1913-1995), and I am attempting to trace a portrait painted by Elsie Few (wife of Claude Rodgers) titled ‘Thelma Painting at the Euston Road School’. The painting may be ascribed […]

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