Mr Galt, steward to Matthew Fortescue Esq.
|Main Creator:||Brocas, William, ca. 1794-1868|
William Galt, land steward, astride his horse, with his dog following behind
|Format:||PRINTS & DRAWINGS|
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[between ca. 1817 and ca. 1848]
Drawing on verso in pencil showing children in a garden(see 2033 (TX) 24(B) for more details)
Inscribed at foot of page: My Lord, My Lord, and Mr Galt, steward to Matthew Fortescue Esq. Louth, 3 [June?] 25, Mr Galt was married to Sister of Burns the Po[et]
William Galt was land steward to the Fortescue estate in Co. Louth between ca. 1817 and 1847. He was married to Agnes Burns, eldest sister of poet Robert Burns (see: County Louth Archaelogical and Historical Journal, XXIII, 3, (1995), p.341-343)
Physical description: 1 drawing pencil 30.9 x 46.6 cm.
Attributed to William Brocas RHA