Mary Gilbertson’s Engagement to Captain Hugh Vivian.

Item

Title

Mary Gilbertson’s Engagement to Captain Hugh Vivian.

Creator

André Cluysenaar (painting photographed by Dr. David Hugh Jones) and Aubrey Colquhoun, Swansea.

Date

1915 and 1917

Description

Portrait of Mary Gilbertson painted in 1915 by the Belgian artist André Cluysenaar, which now hangs in the Council Room (formerly the Great Dining Room) of Singleton Abbey. Hugh Vivian (1884 – 1956) photographed in 1917 in the uniform of the Army Service Corps.

This was a logistics division, supplying the front lines with food, equipment and ammunition, and organising transportation by horse and motor vehicles, railways and waterways.

Rights Holder

Swansea University and West Glamorgan Archive Service D/D Vi 3/170