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Leicester Homan, J.P. (Interpreter at Knockaloe Civilian Internment Camp)

Date made: 1917

Artist: unknown artist

Description: Leicester Homan J.P. of Ballaterson, Ballaugh, who it is believed was an interpreter at Knockaloe Civilian Internment Camp during the First World War. The oil painting is a half length, head and shoulders portrait of Leicester Homan wearing glasses and a hat. The painting is thought to have been painted by a civilian internee at Knockaloe Camp.

Leicester Homan lived at Ballaterson Manor, Ballaugh and in his will left funds to Ramsey Cottage Hospital which were used for the building of a new extension. The portrait was at Ramsey Cottage Hospital for several years.

Measurements: unframed artwork: 76.5 cm x 54.6 x 2.4 cm

Materials: oil on canvas

Object name: painting

Collection: Art Collection

ID number: 2010-0060



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