Edward Wilson: Growing up in Cheltenham
This picture gallery shows Dr Edward Wilson’s life through his own artwork, and photographs of family and friends. All the images are held by Cheltenham Art Gallery & Museum; most are part of the Wilson Family Collection.
New arrival Edward Adrian Wilson, 1872.
6 (now 91) Montpellier Terrace where Wilson was born, 23 July 1872.
Ted at around 4 years, 1876.
Westal in Montpellier Parade, the Wilson family home from 1874 (where Eagle Star is).
Glyngarth School, Ted attended the school 1879-84.
Ted at around 12 years, 1884.
The Crippetts, the Wilson family farm, from Tomb's Fields, undated.
Haymaking at The Crippetts, 1890. The fields and woods around the farm were a major source of inspiration to Ted.
Cows at The Crippetts, undated.
Swallow Catkins at The Crippetts, 1888.
The Wilson Family, 1890. Ted is at the back right.
Cheltenham College from Westal, undated. Ted attended the College, 1886-1891.
Ted, with his Kite, Milan at Westal, 1893.
Off to Cambridge, Ted at Westal, 1891. Ted attended Gaius College Cambridge 1891 - 1895.
Antarctic and Wilson Family Collection
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Dr Edward Adrian Wilson (1872-1912)
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Edward Wilson: The Artist
Edward Wilson was born in Cheltenham on 23 July 1872, the son of a local physician. Wilson combined medical and...