William Felkin (1795–1874)

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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



William Felkin (1795–1874)




oil on canvas


H 45.7 x W 36.8 cm

Accession number

NCM 1964-67

Acquisition method

bequeathed by Mrs Laura Felkin, 1964

Work type


Normally on display at

Nottingham Industrial Museum

Wollaton Hall & Deer Park, Nottingham, Nottinghamshire NG8 2AE England

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