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Alderman Sir Joseph Sykes Rymer, Lord Mayor

Photo credit: The Mansion House and Guildhall

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Seated, three-quarter length portrait of the sitter wearing full mayoral regalia, city regalia behind and suggested panelled background.

York Guildhall





oil on canvas


H 140 x W 110 cm

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Acquisition method

gift to the City by Lady Sykes-Rymer to whom it was presented by friends of her husband in recognition of his public service

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York Guildhall

St Helen's Square, York, North Yorkshire YO1 9QN England

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