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John Lloyd (1771-1829) and George Thomas of Llandyssil

WEAVER, Thomas (1774 - 1843)

John Lloyd (1771-1829) and George Thomas of Llandyssil

Date: About 1817

Media: oil on canvas

Size: 70.5 x 90.8 cm

Acquired: 1979; Gift; Dr Wyndham Lloyd

Accession Number: NMW A 408

John Lloyd (1771-1829) was the son of Maurice Lloyd of Llanfair Caereinion. Also a burgess of Montgomery, he lived at the Court, Abermule. Lloyd was a keen sportsman and is depicted with his hounds beside the Severn. The man with an otter-pole and a hunting horn is George Thomas (1786-1859), best known for his mock heroic poems on local events, including The Otter Hunt and The Death of a Roman, a well-known hound, the property of John Lloyd, Esquire, both published in 1817.

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