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William Schomberg Robert Kerr (1832–1870), 8th Marquess of Lothian

Photo credit: Examination Schools, University of Oxford

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Examination Schools, University of Oxford





oil on canvas


H 63.5 x W 50.8 cm

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Acquisition method

purchased by subscription, 1878

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Inscription description

at bottom right, in red: 'G.F. Watts'; 'IN MEMORIAM VIRI DILECTISSIMI ET JUDICIO AMICORUM SUMMIS REIPUBLICAE HONORIBUS DESTINATI HANC TABULAM UNIVERSITATI QUAM INGENIO MORIBUS MUNIFICENTIA ORNAVERAT, II AQUORUM NOMINA SUPERSCRIPTA SUNT COMMENDAVERE. DECESSIT A.D. MDCCCLXX. VIXIT TANTUM ANOS XXXVII' (In memory of a well-loved man, destined in the judgement of his friends for the highest honours in the state, those whose names are written above presented the picture to the University which he had


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Examination Schools, University of Oxford

75–81 High Street, Oxford, Oxfordshire OX1 4BG England

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