Thomas Midgley

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Thomas Midgley

Hand stitched onto stretch calico using DMC thread (Feb 2018)

Commissioned by Bolton Museum for their new Egyptology wing

(private unveiling 21st September 2018)

Public viewing as part of Bolton’s Egypt collection from 22nd Sept 2018

Thomas Midgley was the the son of the first professional curator at Bolton Museum (see William Midgley portrait).

Thomas followed his Father into professional curation at Bolton Museum and worked alongside him in the collection of the  artefacts which are housed within their Egyptology wing.

Further reading: W.W Midgley & Son