The collection comprises approximately 535 watercolours, drawings and unfinished works of art, all executed by Edwin Young. Edwin Young (1831-1913) was a competent and prolific Victorian watercolourist – the best of his work being fine examples of the genre.
The collection provides an important source of topographical and social historical content, illustrating Salisbury and its environs from the middle of the 19th century to the period just prior to the First World War
Complimenting this historic collection is a growing collection of watercolours by artists from all periods illustrating the versatility and unique qualities of the watercolour medium.
View images of this collection on the Wiltshire Treasures website