Verena Jaekel

Mohammad and Anas Sarwar with their Family, Glasgow, 9 July 2011. From A Scottish Family Portrait series

About this artwork

The first ever British Muslim MP, Mohammad Sarwar was a Labour MP in Glasgow until 2010, when his son Anas Sarwar succeeded him. Mohammad Sarwar followed his father and uncle to Scotland in 1976. Anas Sarwar MP is an NHS dentist who was born and brought up in Glasgow. He describes himself as a Scot, specifically a Glaswegian, saying he would not want to live anywhere else in the world. This photograph was taken in the family home and shows the father, mother and their children.

Updated before 2020

  • artist:
    Verena JaekelGerman (born 1980)
  • title:
    Mohammad and Anas Sarwar with their Family, Glasgow, 9 July 2011. From A Scottish Family Portrait series
  • date created:
    2011
  • materials:
    digital C-type print
  • measurements:
    110.00 x 86.00 cm
  • object type:
  • credit line:
    Commissioned by the Scottish National Portrait Gallery 2009
  • accession number:
    PGP 779.14
  • gallery:
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Verena Jaekel

Verena Jaekel