Richard Young was Mayor of Wisbech five times. This portrait shows him as Sheriff of London and Middlesex. However, Richard Young died two days after receiving the honour and never wore the robes and insignia.
Where to see this painting?
Wisbech Town Council Chamber
1 North Brink, Wisbech, Cambridgeshire, England, PE13 1JR
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More on this painting
gift to Wisbech Corporation from the sitter's wife, 1883