Painting 'Portrait of William Crowther'Portrait of William Crowther with his sporting ponies & greyhounds
Oil on canvas 34 X 26.5 inches
Signed & dated R. Whitford 1855
William Crowther born in 1812 was a tenant of Lord Somerville at the Manor House, Aston Somerville, Nr Evesham, Worcs.
According to the census of 1851 Crowther employed 53 labourers & farmed a 1009 acres. He was a keen sportsman being a patron of the Aston Somerville races.
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