The Seely Family on Horseback

Gilbert Joseph Holiday (London 1839 - 1937)
National Trust Inventory Number 1412315

Category Art / Oil paintings
Date 1915 - 1917 (before)
Materials Oil on canvas
Measurements 871 x 1370 mm
Place of origin
Collection Mottistone Estate, Isle of Wight
Not on show

Summary description

Oil painting on canvas The Seely Family on Horseback by Gilbert Joseph Holiday (London 1839 - 1937), 1915/17. With the cliffs and the sea in the background. Jack on Warrior - his son Frank (d. 1917 in action) on Akbar.


Bequeathed by John Seely, 2nd Lord Mottistone (1899 - 1963) to the National Trust, with house, farms, woodland and most of the village

Credit line

Mottistone, The Seely Collection (National Trust)

Makers and roles

Gilbert Joseph Holiday (London 1839 - 1937), artist

Related items

Place of origin
Materials Canvas (10115)
Oil paint (8601)
Category Art / Oil paintings (12632)
Collection Mottistone Estate, Isle of Wight (38)
Periods 20th century (181548)
Maker Gilbert Joseph Holiday (London 1839 - 1937) (4)
Subjects John 'Jack' Edward Bernard Seely, 1st Baron Mottistone, DSO, CMG, PC, MP, TD, (1868-1947) (3)
Hugh Michael Seely, 1st Baron Sherwood (1898 – 1970)  (1)
Frank James Wriothesley Seely (d. 1917) (1)
Isle of Wight (3)
Object Type Oil painting (14421)

Record Status


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