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Pottergate, Richmond, Yorkshire

Photo credit: Compton Verney

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This painting shows the business of the artist’s father, a red brick building with the sign: “Newton, Painter, gilder, paper hanger”. Harry Pickall, private postman to the Marquis of Zetland, appears in the foreground and on the left with two donkeys is Jackie Patterson, cleaner of the local privies.

Compton Verney

Compton Verney




oil on canvas


H 67.2 x W 80.8 cm (E)

Accession number

CVCSC : 0059.F

Acquisition method

purchased, 1993

Work type


Inscription description

painted : signature and date : J.S. Newton / 1847

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Compton Verney

Compton Verney, Warwickshire CV35 9HZ England

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