Henry Clifton, Mayor (1831–1832)

Date: 1831

Medium: Oil on canvas

Measurements: H 73 x W 60.5 cm

Artist: Frederick Thomas Lines

Work type: Painting

Acquisition method: unknown acquisition method

Henry Clifton will be remembered with mixed feelings as the Mayor who read the riot act to an angry mob on 5 November 1831 before releasing the military on them. He was simultaneously struck on the head by a large stone.

Location: Guildhall Ground Floor – Lower Hall