Scroggs Farm, Staveley
William Taylor Longmire (1841 - 1914)
Oil painting on canvas, Scroggs Farm, Staveley, by William Taylor Longmire (1841 - 1914), signed and dated 1870 by W.T.Longmire.
The owner of the painting for many years was Mr Harry Armstrong Ireland (c.1880-1977), born at Elf How, Staveley, whose mother was related to the Brownes of Townend and whose grandfather had owned Scroggs Farm. The painting was given by Mr Ireland in 1947 to his sister-in-law, on whose death in 1959 it was inherited by her niece, Mrs J. Olga Peate, who gave it to the National Trust in 1982.
Marks and inscriptions
signed and dated by W.T.Longmire
Makers and roles
William Taylor Longmire (1841 - 1914), artist