First portrait of Archbishop Welby goes up in Auckland Castle

The first portrait of the Archbishop of Canterbury, Justin Welby, has gone on display at Auckland Castle in County Durham.

First portrait of Archbishop Welby goes up in Auckland Castle

Going on display: the first portrait of Archbishop Welby.
Justin Welby used to be the Bishop of Durham.
The portrait was painted by the artist Roger Wagner.
The portrait is on display at Auckland Castle.
Getting it just right: the artist Roger Wagner.

The first portrait of the Archbishop of Canterbury, Justin Welby, has gone on display at Auckland Castle in County Durham. It was painted by the artist Roger Wagner.

It continues a tradition, dating back to the 15th century, of paintings of previous Bishops of Durham being hung at the Castle. It will go on display in the throne room.