James Pyke, First Chief Accountant, Great Western Railway (1839-1854)

Made:
1853
maker:
John Zephaniah Bell

Oil painting. Portrait of James Pyke, First Chief Accountant, Great Western Railway, 1839-1854. Painted by John Zepheniah Bell, 1853. Depicts James Pyke, with greying hair and side whiskers. He is dressed in an overcoat and frock coat with a necktie. He has his left hand inside his coat, while his right rests on papers. There is a flower pinned to his left breast. Signed and dated at bottom left, with title on frame. Size 1175 x 975.

Details

Category:
Pictorial Collection (Railway)
Object Number:
1982-7296
Measurements:
Frame: 1180 mm x 973 mm x 110 mm,
image: 896 mm x 698 mm
type:
portrait
taxonomy:
  • visual and verbal communication
  • oil painting - visual work
credit:
British Rail, Clapham
status:
Permanent collection

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