Matthew Fowlds

Matthew Fowlds of Fenwick was the last Hand Loom Weaver in the area. He lived to the age of 100.   This portrait shows him at his loom in his centenery year, 1906. His loom was in the cottage in which he and his wife also lived and brought up their family.
Object no :
EAFA110n
Collection :
Creator :
Munro Scott Orr (b. 1874)
Place of Production :
NA
Dimensions :
635 x 760mm
Materials :
oil on canvas
Location :
NA
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