Julia Bracewell Folkard - Artist of the "lost" paintings

A portrait of Anne Keeley by Julia Folkard in the National Portrait Gallery

After the history and heritage group publicised and highlighted the search for the "lost" paintings of the Gidlow Sisters and Doctors Barnish and Berry.

Julie Foster has researched Julia Folkard the artist of three of the four portaits for a very interesting article.

A grateful thank you to Julie.


Edwin Waugh visited Wigan during the Lancashire Cotton Famine in the early 1860's and recounts the hardship suffered by the people.

Amongst the Wigan Operatives

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