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Portrait of George B. Cowen, Loyal Manx Volunteers

Date made: 1917

Description: Portrait in oils of George B. Cowen in Loyal Manx Volunteer Corps uniform, painted over a photograph, the paper of which has been mounted onto a stretched artists canvas. Signed on back of canvas 'George B. Cowen (1917) L.M.V.C.' 13 1/2 inch x 11 1/2 inch.

The Loyal Manx Volunteers were a home defence force raised during the First World War. Part of their duties including providing additional guards to internment camps. George Bellett Cowen appears on the 1911 Census as a Photographic Artist, aged 46, living at 10 Albion Terrace, Ramsey.

Measurements: 34.4 x 39.1 x 2.2 cm

Materials: Canvas: Oil

Object name: painting

Collection: Art Collection

ID number: 1958-0301



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