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'All pass away as the glimmer of day while others as fleet are born'

Photo credit: Nottingham City Museums

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To the right of centre, sitting against a brick wall at the bottom of a steep grassy slope, is an old man. His hands are clasped on the top of his walking stick, his head resting on his hands. He has a grey moustache and wears a brown jacket, blue trousers, black boots and a blue overcoat around one shoulder and draping onto a leg. On his chest are several medals; he has a sad, vacant look on his face.

Wollaton Hall





oil on canvas


H 111.8 x W 175.3 cm

Accession number

NCM 1889-7

Acquisition method

purchased from the artist, 1889

Work type


Normally on display at

Wollaton Hall

Wollaton, Nottingham, Nottinghamshire NG8 2AE England

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