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Last NameWilson    
Given NameEli Marsden    
alt. NamesE. M. W. ;     
MarriageHilda Mary Pemberton (1871-1957) in 1905, daughter of Frederick Blake Pemberton, civil engineer; 1957 his pupil, Mary Cockburn, companion 1957-65    
Year born1877 in Ossett, Yorkshire    
Year died1965    
Place of death    
Father's occupationAlfred Wilson, a foreman beamer    
RelativesEmma Marsden; five sisters    
Educationstudied art at Wakefield College of Art & Royal College of Art in London (as pupil of Sir Frank Short)    
Country of ActivityEngland, UK    
Worked forlate-1920s painted freeze (4 panels) showing prehistoric England atGeological section of the Natural History Museum in South Kensington    
Patronage17 pictures exhibited at the Royal Academy, London; Princess Marie Louise (miniature etchings for Queen Mary's Dolls' House at Windsor)    
Techniquesgeological, paleontological & zoological painting    
Sample(s)http://piclib.nhm.ac.uk/results.asp?image=004324&itemw=4&itemf=0002&itemstep=1&itemx=1 & ....?image=004322 ;    
Archival sourcesfurther information at http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Eli_Marsden_Wilson ;    
Published sourcesDebus: 27 ;     
otherIn London he lived in Chelsea, then Acton; as a Quaker, vegetarian & pacifist,[1] he was a conscientious objector in World War I imprisoned in 1917 for 2 years.     

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