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Lawrence Atwill (also Atwell), London merchant and Exeter benefactor

Anonymus1588

Royal Albert Memorial Museum & Art Gallery

Royal Albert Memorial Museum & Art Gallery
Exeter, United Kingdom

This portrait of Lawrence Atwill, a successful London skinner who was born in Exeter, commemorates his benefaction to his native city. When he died in 1588 he left funds to be invested in land, the income from which was intended to support the employment of the poor in Exeter.

Details

  • Title: Lawrence Atwill (also Atwell), London merchant and Exeter benefactor
  • Creator: Anonymous English School
  • Date Created: 1588

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