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John Walton

Photo credit: South Ribble Museum and Exhibition Centre

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John Walton was the son-in-law of Mrs Agnes Critchley, and like her, was closely involved in the development of the local hand-loom weaving industry. Here, suitably ruffed, he poses with his snuff box. The paintings of Mr Walton and his mother-in-law were recovered from the still surviving Alms Houses established in the town by his daughter Agnes Riley.

South Ribble Museum and Exhibition Centre


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  • Medium

    oil on canvas

  • Measurements

    77 x 63 cm

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  • Acquisition method

    gift from the Trustees of Osbaldeston's Charity, 1988


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