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Charles Murdoch (1837–1898)

Photo credit: Reading Museum

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This portrait was commissioned for public display in Reading Town Hall. The sitter is depicted in the everyday garb of a middle-class man of the period, simple and of good quality. The intention was presumably that the viewer would readily find sympathy with this serious and determined political figure.

Reading Museum

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Charles Murdoch (1837–1898)






H 53 x W 56 x D 32 cm

Accession number

REDMG : 1996.203.2

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