Alan Gordon MacWhirter

Image credit: Royal Institution of Cornwall

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Charles Sims was an accomplished and successful academic painter in oil, tempera and watercolour, of figure subjects, genre scenes and landscapes and was part of the medieval revival movement.

The subject of this portrait, Alan Gordon MacWhirter, was Sim's brother-in-law.

Royal Cornwall Museum



Alan Gordon MacWhirter




oil on canvas


H 91.5 x W 71 cm

Accession number

TRURI : 1939.99

Acquisition method

gift, 1939

Work type


Royal Cornwall Museum

River Street, Truro, Cornwall TR1 2SJ England

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