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Inglis Sheldon-Williams (1870-1940), Draughtsman

Artist of 7 portraits
Born in Hampshire, Inglis Sheldon-Williams was the son of a landscape painter. He travelled to Canada with his mother in 1887 where they set up a homestead in South Eastern Saskatchewan. Sheldon-Williams returned to England to study at the Slade School of Art. Between 1899 and 1904, he travelled extensively in South Africa, India and Europe, producing drawings and watercolour illustrations that were published in various periodicals in London. He spent almost ten years following his marriage in 1904 in England, exhibiting regularly at the Royal Academy in London, the Paris Salon, and at a variety of other exhibitions in both London and Europe. He was an official Canadian war artist during the First World War.

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4039(1)

Henry Vivian Cowan

by Inglis Sheldon-Williams
watercolour and pencil, 1900
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4039(2)

Edward George Villiers Stanley, 17th Earl of Derby

by Inglis Sheldon-Williams
watercolour and pencil, 1900
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Sir Ian Hamilton

by Inglis Sheldon-Williams
watercolour and pencil, 1900
NPG 4039(3)

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Henry Seymour Rawlinson, 1st Baron Rawlinson of Trent

by Inglis Sheldon-Williams
watercolour and pencil, 1900
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Frederick Sleigh Roberts, 1st Earl Roberts

by Inglis Sheldon-Williams
watercolour and pencil, 1900
On display in Room 23: Show case at the National Portrait Gallery
NPG 4039(5)

4039(6)

Ferdinand Charles Stanley

by Inglis Sheldon-Williams
watercolour and pencil, 1900
NPG 4039(6)

4039(7)

Sir Henry Hughes Wilson, 1st Bt

by Inglis Sheldon-Williams
watercolour and pencil, 1900
NPG 4039(7)