T. H. Wilkinson (1847 - 1929)
“Ruins of an old Roman Aqueduct”
17” x 11” Image
Provenance: Collection of Earls Court Gallery
Thomas Harrison Wilkinson, a watercolour artist, was born in Bradford, Yorkshire, England in 1847. He studied art in London. In 1870, Wilkinson immigrated to Canada where he lived in London, Ontario. In 1872, he married Carrie O’Cochrane of Kingston and made a home in Toronto. During his career, Wilkinson traveled and painted throughout Canada from Muskoka, Parry Sound, Georgian Bay, Montreal, Quebec, Lake Louise, the Rocky Mountains and British Colombia. He also traveled to North Carolina, England, Italy and Spain. Wilkinson was best known for his landscapes, seascapes, pastorals and streetscapes, working in watercolor and oil. He spent the last twenty years of his life living in Hamilton. Wilkinson died in 1929.