Wednesday, December 10, 2014

Mary Adshead

[Great Britain] (b 1904/d 1995)

Mary Adshead was an English mural painter and designer trained at The Slade ,where she won joint first prize with Rex Whistler in 1924.; Many important mural commissions followed throughout her long life... She also designed UK postage stamps, illustrated books and exhibited easel pictures at The New English Art Club and Royal Academy.
Her paintings are in many public gallery collections including The Tate, The Graves Art Gallery Sheffield, The Imperial War Museum, Manchester City Art Gallery, The London Transport Museum and The University Art gallery Liverpool. There are also several surviving mural paintings.


Great Britain 1949 "75th Anniversary of the UPU" (4,4,1) [Photo] Sc(276,...,279)

Great Britain 1951 "Various Designs" (4,4,2) [Recess (Waterlow and Sons Limited, London)] Sc(286,287)

Great Britain 1953/1954 "Queen Elizabeth II" (17,7,1) [ portrait by Dorothy Wilding Ltd ][Photo] Sc(303,304,305)

Great Britain 1957 "50th Anniversary of the Boy Scout Movement  / World scout Jubilee Jamboree , Sutton" (3,3,1) [Photo] Sc(334)

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