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William Harold Cubley (1814–1896)

Photo credit: Nottingham City Museums

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A half-length, full face study of an elderly man. He has a long white beard, and is dressed in a dark suit. He holds up his right hand to rest on his chest.

William Cubley lived and worked in Newark. He was Mayor of Newark in 1866, and also the Art Master at the Magnus Grammar School. Cubley taught William Nicholson and encouraged him in his career as an artist.

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More information


oil on canvas


H 61 x W 50.8 cm

Accession number

NCM 1922-51

Acquisition method

gift from Miss J. A. Cubley, 1922

Work type



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