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'Now I'm the Judge', Gwyn Williams, the Artist's Son

Photo credit: Bridgend County Borough Council

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This 1912 portrait is of the artist's first son, Gwyn. It was previously thought that the robes had belonged to David Lloyd-George whilst he was the Chancellor of the Exchequer. This is now known not to be so. The robes belonged to Sir Samuel Evans who was born in Skewen, South Wales, not far from Maesteg, the artist`s home town. Gwyn became a prominent astronomer. He sadly died suffering from peritonitis whilst working in South Africa.

Bridgend County Borough Council Collection, Maesteg Town Hall


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    oil on canvas

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    122 x 97 cm

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    inherited from the former Maesteg Urban District Council by the former Ogwr Borough Council and by Bridgend County Borough Council from them


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Bridgend County Borough Council Collection, Maesteg Town Hall

Talbot Street, Maesteg, Bridgend (Pen-y-bont ar Ogwr) CF34 9DA Wales

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