“The Clock Tower, St Albans” by Malvina Cheek – Market Place, St Albans, Herts, UK
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N 51° 45.066 W 000° 20.427
30U E 683575 N 5736702
Quick Description: A painting of the the Clock Tower looking North West.
Location: Eastern England, United Kingdom
Date Posted: 3/18/2015 8:47:55 AM
Waymark Code: WMNHED
Published By: Groundspeak Premium Member fi67
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Long Description:
Malvina Cheek was born in Hampton on Thames in 1915. She studied art at Wimbledon School of Art and the Royal College of Art. She taught part time at the Central School of Art and later moved to St Albans, to the art school there. During WWII she was commissioned by the Recording Britain project. In the post war period she was offered a permanent post as art teacher at the St Albans School of Art, and was, for a brief period senior lecturer at the Graphic Design School at Twickenham College of Technology.

Malvina Cheek was a member of the Society of Industrial Artists. She exhibited at the Allied International Artists, The Royal Society of British Artists, The Royal Watercolour Society, and the New English Art Club.

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The watercolour painting, dated to 1943, is part of the Recording Britain collection held at the V&A.
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Artist: Malvina Cheek

Date of Painting: 1/1/1943

Date of Your Photograph: 3/18/2015

Medium of Painting: Watercolour

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