“Harrogate” by Septimus Edwin Scott – Pavillion, Valley Gardens, Harrogate, N Yorks, UK
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N 53° 59.501 W 001° 33.057
30U E 595000 N 5983568
Quick Description: A painting of the Pavillion in the Valley Gardens, looking North.
Location: Yorkshire, United Kingdom
Date Posted: 5/5/2015 8:18:36 AM
Waymark Code: WMNV7B
Published By: Groundspeak Premium Member fi67
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Long Description:
Septimus Edwin Scott was born in Sunderland in 1879. He studied art at the Royal College of Art in London. By 1903 he was exhibiting his landscape and portrait paintings at the Royal Academy. He was elected an associate of the Royal Society of British Artists in 1919, the Royal Institute of Oil Painters in 1920 and Royal Institute of Painters in Water Colours in 1927.

He was a painter, illustrator and comics artist. He contributed to The Graphic, The Red Magazine and painted colour plates for an edition of Charles Dickens A Tale of Two Cities, and illustrated several Ladybird books.

During the First World War he painted propaganda posters and after the war he worked in advertising as a poster artist. His best known posters were for railway companies. In 1948 he became a comic artist for Amalgamated Press. He worked as a comic artist until his death in 1965.

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The painting, oil on canvas, is in the collection of the National Railway Museum, York
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Artist: Septimus Edwin Scott

Date of Your Photograph: 4/30/2015

Medium of Painting: Oil on canvas

Date of Painting: Not listed

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