Captain John Evans, Aberaeron

  Captain John Evans, Aberaeron

Photo © Martin Crampin

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about 1840

Portrait with the sitter holding a Bible.

medium: oil on canvas
technique: painting
size: 76.2 x 63.5

Private Collection

By an anonymous artist.

Such portraits of a sea captain would normally show them identified with the tools of the trade, so the depiction of the sitter with a Bible is unusual.


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Further reading

Peter Lord, The Visual Culture of Wales: Imaging the Nation (Cardiff: University of Wales Press, 2000), p.186, 188.

Peter Lord, Interview with Peter Lord (Cwm Rheidol: 24 October 2007).

Photo © Martin Crampin

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