John Riley WILMER

John Riley WILMER

The son of Frederick J Wilmer, chemist and druggist of Wilmer & Co of Falmouth, four paintings by this artist were exhibited at the 150th Anniversary Exhibition at the RCPS in Falmouth (1983). He is credited with a triptych in the Warrior Chapel of Falmouth Parish church. In September 1900 he exhibited at the RCPS, and in 1906 Lake's Directory lists him as an artist living at 2 Park Crescent. Later he lived at Pennance Road, also in Falmouth.


Painter in watercolour and muralist

works and access

Works include: The Cornwalls; Portrait of a lady, Rosalind; The Holy Family; The fisherman's daughter

Access to Work: Falmouth Art Gallery


RCPS 1900, 1983 (150th Anniversary)


Falmouth Art Gallery

Hardie (2009) Artists in Newlyn and West Cornwall (p353)

RCPS: Price & Tonkin