A portrait of Thomas Wilkinson (1751-1836) sitting holding a book upright on his lap with one hand.

Wilkinson was a Quaker and minor poet and writer who was well connected with Burke, Clarkson, Wordsworth and Coleridge. He is best known for inspiring lines in Wordsworth poem 'The Solitary Reaper'.

Provenance

Mary Carr, Thomas Wilkinson's great-niece and biographer.


Dove Cottage and the Wordsworth Museum

Town End, Grasmere, Cumbria, LA22 9SH
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Closed for 2019. Please see website for details.

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