The painting depicts Sir William and his rival 'Mr Schute of Pickenham' on a very crowded Swaffham Market Place in 1837 trying to persuade the electorate to 'vote for me'.
Chairing the Members by Unknown Artist, 1837
© Swaffham Museum
- Oil on panel
- 24 x 35 cm
- Art Fund grant:
- £7,000 ( Total: £8,000)
- Acquired in:
- Mandell's Gallery
The outline and upper stories of the buildings in the background have changed little since the artist recorded them.
Not known; Bonhams 2003; Mandell's Gallery.