Provost Lt Col G B Motherwell LDRE(T) (1930-1934) by Unknown Artist, 1934

Oil portrait on canvas of Gavin Black Motherwell, Provost of Airdrie Burgh (1930-1934). A solicitor by profession, Motherwell was elected to Airdrie Town Council in 1913. After serving in the First World War, when he rose to the rank of Lieutenant Colonel, Motherwell was first appointed Police Judge and Magistrate, then Provost like his father. He became Burgh Prosecutor in 1933

Museum reference:
NLC-1999-917
Date:
1934
On display:
In Storage: Museums
Associated with:
1930 - 1934 · subject · Burgh of Airdrie · Provost Lieutenant Colonel, LDRE(T): Motherwell, Gavin Black · Airdrie
1914 - 1918 · Royal Engineers · Lieutenant Colonel: Motherwell, Gavin Black · Active service during the First World War
Dimensions:
height: 655mm
width: 775mm
Materials:
canvas
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