Cavalier Troops Mustering outside the Guildhall, Exeter

Description
‘Cavalier Troops Mustering outside the Guildhall, Exeter’ by John Joseph Barker, 1886. This oil on canvas depicts Cavalier troops (Royalists supporting King Charles I during the English Civil War 1642-1648) in what is quite a dark image outside the Exeter Guildhall, a building still highly recognisable today on the High Street.

Barker (1824-1904) was a British artist who painted historical landscape scenes.
Accession Loan No.
93/1978x
Collection Class
Paintings
Medium
oil on canvas
Common Name
Cavalier Troops Mustering outside the Guildhall, Exeter
Simple Name
painting
Full Name
Cavalier Troops Mustering outside the Guildhall, Exeter
Dimensions
stretcher length 2437 mm; stretcher height 1520 mm
Production Person Surname
Barker
Production Person Initials
John Joseph
Period Classification
Victorian (1837-1901)
Production Date
1886
Production Year Low
1886
Production Year High
1886
Production Country
United Kingdom: England
Production Area Region
Northern Europe
Production Continent
Europe
Family Group

Topography Town
Exeter
Topography Building Keyword
guildhall

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