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Wrexham 1876
Wrexham 1876
Art Treasures Exhibition of North Wales and the Border Counties

Wrexham, North Wales, UK

15 July - 22 November 1876
Exhibition catalogue: Art Treasures Exhibition of North Wales and the Border Counties at Wrexham
The exhibition was conceived as a complement to the National Eisteddfod. It comprised sections devoted to the fine and decorative arts plus an industrial annex of modern manufactures. Under 'Deceased British Artists' Wilson was represented by several works including:

?P6 Self-Portrait (no. 409 - Himself)
P75 Rowland Jones, a reputed Welsh Bard, aged 90 (no. 407)
P86 The River Dee near Eaton Hall (no. 266)
P165 Dinas Bran from Llangollen - I (no. 393 - Llangollen Bridge)
P166 View near Wynnstay, the Seat of Sir Watkin Williams-Wynn (no. 394 - Vale of Llangollen)
Anton Raphael Mengs, Portrait of Richard Wilson (no. 298)

See further: I. Kennedy, '"The Wrexham Art Treasures" Exhibition of 1876' The British Art Journal, vol. XIX, no. 3, Winter 2018/2019, pp. 80-86