Bolton has in it’s art collections a painting [ Nearing Camp, Evening on the Upper Colorado River, Wyoming, 1882], purchased in 1998 for over $1m.
Why did they purchase it?
Because it was by a Bolton artist!
The artist, Thomas Moran, was born in Bolton. He, with his family left Bolton and lived in the US from the age of seven.
The painting was of a scene in the US, commissioned by the US Government
Definitely part of Bolton’s heritage.
Perhaps they could sell this.