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Detail from painting

Detail from painting

Description:

Detail of William Worcestre,1415-c1485, from a 1930 painting entitled Some Who Made Bristol Famous by Ernest Board. Worcestre dealt in antiques, and recorded the topography (details and features) of Bristol.

Creator: Ernest Board

Date: 1930

Copyright: Copyright BCC Museum

Object ID:K917

Detail from painting

Detail from painting

Description:

Detail of Sebastian Cabot. c1480-1557, from a 1930 painting entitled Some Who Made Bristol Famous by Ernest Board.Sebastian was the son of John Cabot, and also traded in slaves.Cabot was an Atlantic explorer and map drawer.

Creator: Ernest Board

Date: 1930

Copyright: Copyright BCC Museum

Object ID:K917

Detail from painting

Detail from painting

Description:

Detail of John Cabot, c1457-c1499, from a 1930 painting entitled Some Who Made Bristol Famous by Ernest Board. Cabot was a sailor, merchant, navigator, map drawer and explorer, who is said to have discovered North America.

Creator: Ernest Board

Date: 1930

Copyright: Copyright BCC Museum

Object ID:K917

Detail from painting

Detail from painting

Description:

Detail of Sir Ferdinando Gorges, c1656-1647, from a 1930 painting entitled Some Who Made Bristol Famous by Ernest Board. Gorges f ormed companies to begin the colonization of mainland America.

Creator: Ernest Board

Date: 1930

Copyright: Copyright BCC Museum

Object ID:K917

Detail from painting

Detail from painting

Description:

Detail of Robert Thorne the elder (died 1519) from a 1930 painting entitled Some Who Made Bristol Famous by Ernest Board.Thorne was a m erchant, and was said to have supported the Cabot family. He was a slave trader in Seville, Spain and in the Caribbean.

Creator: Ernest Board

Date: 1930

Copyright: Copyright BCC Museum

Object ID:K917

Detail from painting

Detail from painting

Description:

Detail of Martin Pring,1580-c1626, from a 1930 painting entitled Some Who Made Bristol Famous by Ernest Board. Pring was a sea-captain and made voyages to America and India.

Creator: Ernest Board

Date: 1930

Copyright: Copyright BCC Museum

Object ID:K917

Detail from painting

Detail from painting

Description:

Detail of Thomas Chatterton, 1752-1770, from a 1930 painting entitled Some Who Made Bristol Famous by Ernest Board. Chatterton was a poet who forged 15th-century verse.

Creator: Ernest Board

Date: 1930

Copyright: Copyright BCC Museum

Object ID:K917

Detail from painting

Detail from painting

Description:

Detail of Robert Southey, 1774-1843, from a 1930 painting entitled Some Who Made Bristol Famous by Ernest Board. Southey was an author and Poet Laureate (appointed to write poems for state occassions.

Creator: Ernest Board

Date: 1930

Copyright: Copyright BCC Museum

Object ID:K917

Detail from painting

Detail from painting

Description:

Detail of Lord John Lawrence, 1811-1879, from a 1930 painting entitled Some Who Made Bristol Famous by Ernest Board. Lawrence was Governor-general of India.

Creator: Ernest Board

Date: 1930

Copyright: Copyright BCC Museum

Object ID:K917

Detail from painting

Detail from painting

Description:

Detail of William Henry Wills, Lord Winterstoke,1830-1911, from a 1930 painting entitled Some Who Made Bristol Famous by Ernest Board. Wills was a tobacco manufacturer, benefactor, builder of the Bristol City Museum and Art Gallery.

Creator: Ernest Board

Date: 1930

Copyright: Copyright BCC Museum

Object ID:K917

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