“The Bishop’s Palace, Buckden” by Edward Walker – Bishop’s Palace, High St, Buckden, Hunts, UK
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N 52° 17.678 W 000° 15.216
30U E 687283 N 5797361
Quick Description: A picture of the inner gate house of the Bishop’s Palace, taken from the lawn to the left of the bridge.
Location: Eastern England, United Kingdom
Date Posted: 11/21/2014 4:11:16 AM
Waymark Code: WMMXP6
Published By: Groundspeak Premium Member fi67
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Long Description:
Edward Walker was born in Bradford in 1879. He studied art at Bradford College of Art between 1895 and 1900 and the Royal College of Art between 1900 and 1906. Between 1906 and 1908 he was Head of the Design Department at Sheffield Technical School of Art. In 1908 he was Head of the Art Department at London County Council Paddington Technical Institute. In 1911 he became Director of Art at Cheltenham Ladies College, and in 1921 he became Headmaster at Scarborough School of Art.

Walker exhibited at the Royal Society of Arts, Birmingham, Glasgow Institute for Fine Arts, Walker Art Gallery, Liverpool, Royal Academy of Arts, Royal Society of British Artists, Royal Cambrian Academy, and the Royal Institute of Painters in Watercolour.

The pencil and watercolour painting, dated 28th May 1941, is part of the Recording Britain collection in the V&A Museum.
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Artist: Edward Walker

Date of Painting: 5/28/1941

Date of Your Photograph: 11/20/2014

Medium of Painting: Pencil and watercolour

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