Portrait of Samuel Lee
- Object Name: Oil Painting
- Description: Ninteenth century oil painting portrait of Samuel Lee by Richard Evans
- Description: Oil painting of Samuel Lee (1783-1852)in born Longnor ,Shropshire. Lee was a linguist and professor at Cambridge. He was a leading figure in the political and cultural life of Shrewsbury; educated at Shrewsbury School and trained as a surgeon at Edinburgh University. He became the Liberal MP for Shrewsbury and was Mayor in 1862. The Borough presented him with a massive silver table ornament as a sign of esteem, and following his death a monument was erected to him which was placed in the Quarry.
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