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William Felkin (1795–1874)

Photo credit: Nottingham City Museums and Galleries

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A portrait of William Felkin, JP, FSS, FLS, Mayor of Nottingham, author of 'History of Machine-made Lace and Hosiery Manufacturers'. The sitter faces left, soberly dressed in black jacket and waistcoat. He wears a beard probably fashionable in his period that stretches all around the edge of his lower face leaving the chin area beneath the mouth exposed.

Nottingham Industrial Museum


  • Date


  • Medium

    oil on canvas

  • Measurements

    45.7 x 36.8 cm

  • Accession number

    NCM 1964-67

  • Acquisition method

    bequeathed by Mrs Laura Felkin, 1964

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Nottingham Industrial Museum

Wollaton Park, Courtyard Stables Wollaton, Nottingham, Nottinghamshire NG8 2AE England

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