james grierson

Made:
1888

Painting, oil on canvas, James Grierson 1827-1887, General Manager of the Great Western Railway from 1863 to 1887, by Sydney Hodges, 1888. Depicts Grierson with long greying hair and extensive side whiskers. He is wearing a dark morning suit with a red tie, and is seated with his legs crossed. His right arm rests on a table next to some books, with his left on papers in his lap. A pair of spectacles hangs from his waistcoat. Unframed.

Details

Category:
Pictorial Collection (Railway)
Object Number:
1996-7124
Materials:
canvas, oil paint
Measurements:
overall; image: 1022 cm x 1275 cm x 24 cm,
type:
portrait
credit:
British Rail, Clapham
status:
Permanent collection

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