This is a painting of Colonel Augustus Horace Strongitharm. He was a civil engineer who lived at a large villa called Priors Lea in Barrow. He was elected Alderman in 1882 and served as Mayor between 1889 and 1892.
Where to see this painting?
Barrow-in-Furness Town Hall
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