John L. Wimbush was a figurative and landscape painter and illustrator. He worked in London from 1890-1902 and then in Dartmouth.
He contributed to The Strand Magazine from 1891, The World Wide Magazine ; The Idler and The Boy's Own Magazine.
He is referred to in JW's correspondence about 1897.
UK census 1901; Wood, Christopher, The Dictionary of Victorian Artists, 2nd ed., revised, Woodbridge, 1978.