Archibald George Barnes
Captain Sir Bertram Lewis Lima, K.B.E.
oil on canvas
signed Barnes (lower right); signed and titled (verso)
39 3/4 x 34 5/8 inches.
Frame: 45 5/8 x 40 1/2 inches. A plaque to the verso reads: Bertram Lima started his career with Amalgamated Press and was/ later right-hand man to Lord Rothermere. He became chairman/ of Pictorial Newspapers Ltd. in 1914. He was largely responsible/ for the successful launching of the Sunday Pictorial and did/ much to advance the Daily Mirror. He died early in 1919 at the/ early age of 35, a victim of the influenza epidemic.
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