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Sir Richard Airey Portrait of Colonel Thomas Talbot

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Museum / Archive
Elgin County Archives
Part Of
Sir Richard Airey fonds
Description Level
Item
GMD
graphic material
Date Range
[1850?]
Accession Number
2010-15
Storage Location
R4 S1 Sh4 B4 F21
Museum / Archive
Elgin County Archives
Part Of
Sir Richard Airey fonds
Creator
Sir Richard Airey
Description Level
Item
Accession Number
2010-15
Storage Room
Archives Storage Rm. 107
Storage Location
R4 S1 Sh4 B4 F21
GMD
graphic material
Date Range
[1850?]
Publication
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Physical Description
1 painting : watercolour on paper ; 17.5 x 28 cm
Custodial History
1984-2010: Nancy Poole (donor), purchased from the Becher family, 1984
1850-1984: H.C.R. Becher and his descendants, acquired from the artist, ca. 1850
Scope and Content
Watercolour painting on paper by Sir Richard Airey. showing Colonel Thomas Talbot in the "Den" at his home, circa 1850. From the Sir Richard Airey fonds. Colonel the Honourable Thomas Talbot (July 19, 1771 – February 5, 1853) was an Irish-born Canadian soldier and politician. He founded the community of Port Talbot, Ontario, which was at one time the most prosperous town in the region due to his insistence on building quality roads, and he was responsible for enticing 50,000 people to settle in the Thames River area. Richard Airey was Talbot's nephew and heir.
Name Access
Talbot, Thomas
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