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Artwork Relating to Nannau

Images Courtesy of The National Museum of Wales.

  • (NMW01) William Vaughan of Corsygedol, Merioneth (1707-1775) by James Fellowes.

    William Vaughan of Corsygedol, Merioneth (1707-1775) by James Fellowes.

  • (NMW02) Sir Robert Howell Vaughan (1723-1792) by William Parry.

    Sir Robert Howell Vaughan
    (1723-1792) by William Parry.

  • (NMW03) Sir Robert Williames Vaughan, 2nd Baronet (1768-1843).

    Sir Robert Williames Vaughan,
    2nd Baronet (1768-1843).

    He was elected MP for Merioneth in 1792 and held his seat continuously through fourteen Parliaments until 1836. He was appointed High Sheriff of Merionethshire 1837/1838.

  • (NMW04) Catherine Vaughan (née Nanney) (1692-1768) by James Fellowes.

    Catherine Vaughan (née Nanney) (1692-1768). Daughter and heir of Hugh Nanney, MP for Meirioneth.

  • (NMW05) Ann Vaughan (1734-1765) by James Fellowes.

    Ann Vaughan (1734-1765).
    Painted by James Fellowes c.1755.

  • (NMW06) Ann Vaughan

    Ann Vaughan

  • (NMW06) The White Ox of Nannau

    Early 19th century painting of The Famous Nanney Ox by the Chester animal painter Daniel Clowes, made £28,000 at Auction.

  • Omai, Joseph Banks and Dr Daniel Solander, by William Parry.

    Omai, Joseph Banks and Dr Daniel Solander, by William Parry.

    Bought by Sir Robert Williams Vaughan and sold by Brigadier C.H. Vaughan in 1965.

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Images MWC - Courtesy of Miles Wynn Cato at welshart.co.uk

  • One (of two) views of a bridge on the Nannau Estate by Eleanor Catherine Vaughan.

    (MWC03a) One (of two) views of a
    bridge on the Nannau Estate
    by Eleanor Catherine Vaughan.

  • Two (of two) views of a bridge on the Nannau Estate by Eleanor Catherine Vaughan.

    (MWC03c) Two (of two) views of a
    bridge on the Nannau Estate
    by Eleanor Catherine Vaughan.


Images WA* - Courtesy of welshantiques.com

  • Hugh Vaughan of Hengwrt (d.1783).

    (WA01) Hugh Vaughan of Hengwrt (d.1783).

    Written on Reverse: “Hugh Vaughan of Hengwrt, Nannau, elder brother of Sir Robert Howell Vaughan, 1st Baronet, see Cornhill Magazine for October 1884 p.414 ‘a glimpse of Wales 100 years ago".

  • Sir Robert Williames Vaughan, 3rd Bart. (1803-1859)

    (WA02) Sir Robert Williames Vaughan, 3rd Baronet (1803-1859).

    Sir Robert is holding a letter dated March 16th 1825 addressed to him at Balliol, Oxford. The college is shown to one side of the background with a classic column to the other. A companion painting in the National Library of Wales shows his father holding a letter bearing a Member of Parliament free stamp (see NMW03).

    Half-length portrait, oil on canvas, by Samuel Drummond ARA 1825.


Images Courtesy of The National Trust

  • Derwen Ceubren yr Ellyl

    Derwen Ceubren yr Ellyll - Drawn from nature on the 27th day of July, 1813, by Sir Richard Colt Hoare, 2nd Bt.

    © National Trust / Susanne Gronnow

  • Derwen Ceubren yr Ellyl

    The Nannau Oak by Sir Richard Colt Hoare, 2nd Bt (1758-1838). Watercolour on paper.

    © National Trust / David Cousins


Other Artwork

  • Gruffudd Nanney (1611-1665)

    Gruffudd Nanney (1611-1665).
    Painted in 1644.

  • Colonel Hugh Nanney.

    18th Century Portrait of Colonel Hugh Nanney (oil on canvas) pictured in baroque cloak, attributed to Randle Wilcoke. Photo courtesy of the current owner, Mark Anway in the USA.

  • Catherine Vaughan - Widow of Hugh Vaughan

    18th Century Portrait of Catherine Vaughan - Widow of Colonel Hugh Nanney (previous painting). Sold at auction in Walter Lloyd Jones Saleroom, Barmouth in 2011. The price realised was £290.00.

  • Anne Vaughan of Corsygedol (1656-1731)

    Anne Vaughan of Corsygedol (1656-1731)

  • Sir Robert Williames Vaughan, 2nd Baronet (1768-1843).

    Sir Robert Williames Vaughan, 2nd Baronet (1768-1843).

    Sir Robert married Anna Maria, the daughter of Sir Roger Mostyn, 5th Baronet, of Mostyn, Flintshire and Gloddaeth, Caernarvonshire.

  • Charles Vaughan Esq. and Miss Anne Vaughan, Dolgelley

    The brass plate on the bottom reads “Charles Vaughan Esq. and Miss Anne Vaughan, Dolgelley” and there is a hand-written note on the back which repeats this, but also adds “Nannau”.

    If anyone knows anything about this painting, or the two people, please contact me.

    Image courtesy of James D. Clark, USA.

  • Catherine and Janet Nanney (c.1720).

    Catherine and Janet Nanney (c.1720). (See next two pictures).

  • Catherine Nanney (1692-1756)

    Catherine Nanney (1692-1756)

  • Janet Nanney (1692-1728)

    Janet Nanney (1692-1728)