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Osmond de Beauvoir Priaulx (1805–1891), Founder of the Priaulx Library

Photo credit: Priaulx Library, Guernsey

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Osmond de Beauvoir Priaulx (1805–1891) was a Barrister, author and book collector. He gave one of his properties, Candie House, to the people of Guernsey, and it became the Priaulx Library in 1889. This portrait of him was commissioned in 1888.

Priaulx Library, Guernsey

St Peter Port

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    oil on canvas

  • Measurements

    60 x 51.5 cm

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  • Acquisition method

    commissioned by the trustees of the Priaulx Library


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