Alfred Wilson-Cox

Alfred Wilson-Cox 1820-1890

Alfred was born in Nottingham in 1820. He married his wife Ellen Elizabeth (Pratt) in 1853 in Radford. He was listed in the 1800s an artist and photographer. He specialized in landscape painting and several of his paintings were exhibited at the many galleries including the Royal Academy of Arts Exhibitions between 1871 and 1885. These included; The Trysting Tree, Honour of Lincoln Green. Woodman’s Bower.

Edge of the Forest – copyright EHS

He was one of many artists who visited Edwinstowe drawn by the beautiful landscape. He produced many watercolour and oil paintings see as below. He also painted portraits. click on the link below to view his portrait of Henry Pelham 5th Duke of Newcastle-under-Lyne in Nottingham Castle Museum and Art Gallery.

The Woodman’s Bower, Birkland, Sherwood Forest 1872