Family firm celebrates 80 years in business

Oil painting by William Henry Mason' Arundel Park looking towards Amberley ' circa 1880
Oil painting by William Henry Mason' Arundel Park looking towards Amberley ' circa 1880

A Worthing antiques, which was founded in 1936, is celebrating 80 years in business.

Wilsons Antiques was set up by Harrold Wilson and now Frank Wilson, who joined the family firm 50 years ago, runs the business, specialising in quality English antique.

Oil painting by Alexander Kay Branden 'Nellie off the Lizard' built in Littlehampton 1882

Oil painting by Alexander Kay Branden 'Nellie off the Lizard' built in Littlehampton 1882

The shop is located in Tarring Road, Worthing.

From Tuesday (October 4) to Saturday October 8, Wilsons Antiques will be holding an exhibition of recent purchases including an early Victorian folding mahogany dumb waiter and an oil painting ‘On the river Tay’ by Scottish artist William Wilson.

These exhibitions will run from 10am to 5pm each day.

Also available will be a collection of Worthing period engravings and old post cards, as well as a late Victorian watercolour of Broadwater Mill looking towards the sea showing Broadwater and West Tarring churches by Robert Thorne Waite.

Watercolour by Arthur Willett. Littlehampton Harbour circa 1900

Watercolour by Arthur Willett. Littlehampton Harbour circa 1900

For further information please visit www.wilsonsantiques.com or call 01903 202059.

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