Portrait of Frederick Cavendish
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(Frame) length: 930mm, width: 830mm, depth: 85mm; (Canvas) length: 64mm, width: 54mm
Framed oil on canvas, portrait of Frederick Cavendish, presented to the Corporation by Lady Frederick Cavendish, September 1885. Lord Frederick Cavendish was one of the Duke of Devonshire's sons. He was assassinated in May 1882 in Dublin by Irish Nationalists. A statue to his memory was unveiled on 30th June 1885 (can be found to the rear of the exterior of the Town Hall). The painting has a plaque. Late Victorian British School, ina gilt gesso frame. Part of the Town Hall collection.