David Wilson (1873 - 1935):
David Wilson was born at Minterburn, County Tyrone, and when he was ten, the family moved to Belfast. He was educated at the Royal Belfast Academical Institution, and went to work in the Northern Bank in Belfast, attending evening classes in drawing at the Government School of Design. He went to London, and eventually became recognised as one of the leading artists on Fleet Street. He worked as cartoonist on the Daily Chronicle, but he also painted landscapes and flowers. His caricatures were exhibited at the Burlington Gallery, London, in 1921. He was a member of the Royal Society of British Artists and the Royal Institute of Painters in Watercolour. The Ulster Museum and the Victoria and Albert Museum hold examples of his work.