Victoria Institute committee, Worcester, 1918

The decision-making body for the Victoria Institute, Worcester’s combined library, museum, art gallery and art school. This committee also made the decisions on what objects and artworks to acquire for the Worcester City museum collection.

Mayor of Worcester: Alderman A. Charlton, J.P.

Chairman of Library and Museum Committee: Alderman W.H. Kershaw, J.P.

Art Gallery Committee:

  • Alderman W.H. Kershaw, J.P., Chairman
  • The Mayor
  • Alderman J.S. Cook, J.P.
  • Councillor W. Webb
  • Councillor F.A.W. Simes, J.P.
  • Councillor J.M. Slade
  • Councilor W. Sharpe
  • Councillor Dr Walpole Simmons
  • Mr T. Boyce
  • Mr C.J. Houghton
  • Mr Carlton Rea
  • Mr Walter Wood
  • Mr Thomas Duckworth, Secretary



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