“Hitchin Market” and “Straw Platting in Hitchin Market Place” by Rosa Lucas – Market Place, Hitchin, Herts, UK
Posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member bill&ben
N 51° 56.840 W 000° 16.748
30U E 686991 N 5758677
Quick Description: A view of Hitchin Market Place from the West facing East. Nothing remains of the buildings to the East, but the buildings to the South are still in tact.
Location: Eastern England, United Kingdom
Date Posted: 10/1/2014 3:53:10 AM
Waymark Code: WMMK3Z
Published By: Groundspeak Premium Member fi67
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Long Description:
Nothing is known about Rosa Lucas, however there is a possibility that she was a member of the Hitchin brewing family Lucas. She is know to have exhibited paintings in Luton.

The paintings were taken from the West of the Market Place looking East. The buildings to the East were demolished in them1960s, but the buildings to the South are in tact. In particular, the Victorian building with the round tower is clearly visible to the right of the picture. The paintings are oil on canvas and are in the collection of Hitchin Museums and Art Gallery.
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Artist: Rosa Lucas

Date of Your Photograph: 9/30/2014

Medium of Painting: Oil on canvas

Date of Painting: Not listed

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