Thomas Creaker, Alderman of Wokingham Corporation

Description

The bust portrait of Alderman Thomas Creaker in black coat and white stock is of the 19th century English school.

Thomas Creaker served as Alderman and Chief Magistrate in 1822, 1829, 1837 and 1844. He was Alderman at the time of Queen Victoria and Prince Albert’s visit to the town in 1845 and is said to have presented the mace to her.

He is supposed to have been the donor of some of the larger pictures in the Town Hall.

Source

Identifier

WTH0016

Citation

unknown, “Thomas Creaker, Alderman of Wokingham Corporation,” Wokingham's Virtual Museum, accessed December 13, 2019, https://wokingham-tc.gov.uk/museum/document/WTH0016.

Files

BBO_WOTH_17.jpg

Date

19th Century

Creator

unknown

Dimensions

61 x 74 cm

Medium

oil on canvas