Helen Allingham, RWS (1848–1926)

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Helen Allingham, RWS (1848–1926)

Description

Victorian watercolour artist and illustrator Helen Allingham (née Paterson) was renowned for her romantic depictions of the unspoilt English countryside, as well as for her portrait of 19th-century writer Thomas Carlyle in his garden. She was the first woman to be elected as full member of the Royal Watercolour Society, in 1890.

A blue plaque commemorating her life and achievements was erected at her former home on 16 Market Street, Altrincham, on 15th May 1991.

Creator

Trafford Local Studies Centre

Source

Trafford Local Studies Centre

Rights

This image may be subject to copyright law, in accordance with the UK Copyright, Designs and Patents Act 1988. Under the terms of 'fair dealing' it may be used for non-commercial research and private study. The person using the image is responsible for any infringement.

Citation

Trafford Local Studies Centre, “Helen Allingham, RWS (1848–1926),” Exploring Trafford's Heritage , accessed May 23, 2024, https://exploringtraffordsheritage.omeka.net/items/show/2557.

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