Dr Edward Wilson- A view of "The Crippetts" with kestrel.
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WILSON (EDWARD A.) 'The Crippetts' with a kestrel in the foreground, watercolour
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WILSON (EDWARD ADRIAN)
'The Crippetts' with a kestrel in the foreground, watercolour, 230 x 330mm., [undated]

Footnotes

  • "The Crippetts" was Wilson's family home at Leckhampton, near Cheltenham. About "Crippetts" he wrote "I have got more joy from that place and learnt more too of things worth knowing than I have in an of my rambles" (quoted in George Seaver, Edward Wilson of the Antarctic, 1933, p.50), his talent for draughtsmanship and natural history (which led to his being chosen as artist and zoologist on both the Discovery and Terra Nova expeditions) being "fostered by long walks in the Cotswold and Malvern hills and life on his mother's small farm near Cheltenham" (ODNB).

    Provenance: Wilson family, thence by descent.
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