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A Gentleman and a Miner (Captain Morcom and Thomas Daniell)

Photo credit: Royal Institution of Cornwall

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This painting shows Captian Morcom and Thomas Daniell with a specimen of copper ore, possibly with Wheal Towan in the background. Thomas Daniell of Truro was a leading adventurer in Cornish mines. He was also chief clerk to William Lemon and after Lemon's death built the Mansion House in Truro with a gift of Bath stone from Ralph Allen of Prior Park in Bath. Ralph Allen's niece and heiress was Elizabeth Elliot who married Thomas Daniell in 1754.

Royal Cornwall Museum

Truro


Date

1786

Medium

oil on canvas

Measurements

H 99.5 x W 112 cm

Accession number

TRURI : 1995.7

Acquisition method

purchased with the assistance of the Victoria and Albert Museum Purchase Grant Fund, the National Art Collections Fund and the Cornwall Heritage Trust, 1995

Work type

Painting


Royal Cornwall Museum

River Street, Truro, Cornwall TR1 2SJ England

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