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(1846-1918), Jockey

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Edward Potter Wilson, after Unknown artist - NPG D4846

Edward Potter Wilson

after Unknown artist
mixed-method engraving, 1889
NPG D4846


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Miss Sandra Ellins

13 January 2021, 09:43

Edward Potter Wilson Born 10.10.1846 Died 19.01.1918. Winner of The Grand National 1884 on Voluptuary and 1885 on Roquefort. Contemporary newspaper reports in existence, ie. The Liverpool Mercury' Saturday March 29 1884. A painting also exists. Title: 'The Grand National Winner Voluptuary With Edward P. Wilson Up. Artist Benjamin Cam Norton 1835-1900. Sold at Sothebys New York November 2006. Married Twice. First Marriage June 18th[?] 1872 to Mary Ann Terry. Second Marriage 27.02.1892 to Bessie Justins: one son Ewing Boyd Wilson. I have a copy of the engraving above, after a visit to The National Portrait Gallery, and of the painting. Interest aroused because he was a cousin of my Grandfather Edwin Savage 15.11.1869-10.05.1965 through his mother Ellen nee Wilson.

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