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Alderman John Oldershaw, MD, JP, Mayor of Wallasey

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Born in Manchester, Berrie was a leading figure on the Liverpool art scene until the mid 1930s, when he moved to London. He subsequently moved to Harrogate and died in South Africa. He was one of the area's most popular and prolific portrait painters.

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oil on canvas


H 134 x W 95 cm

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Acquisition method

transferred from Wallasey Town Hall, 1985

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Inscription description

presented by members and officials of the Council


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