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An Omnibus Ride to Piccadilly Circus, Mr Gladstone Travelling with Ordinary Passengers, 1885 (oil on canvas)
Credit: Alfred Morgan (1862-1904)

An Omnibus Ride to Piccadilly Circus, Mr Gladstone Travelling with Ordinary Passengers, 1885

An Omnibus Ride to Piccadilly Circus shows Mr Gladstone, the British Prime Minister, travelling with ordinary passengers.

The description of the painting also says that it includes a self portrait.

We can assume that the artist, Alfred Morgan, is seated next to the Window on the left hand side.

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