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Plate

1922 (made)

This plate is one of a set of twelve plates hand-painted by William Egerton Smith (1880-1928), an amateur artist, enthusiastic theatregoer, and uncle of the donor of the plates. He was employed in the accounts department of D.H. Evans in Oxford Street but had a studio in his house at 28, Cambridge Avenue, Kilburn, London NW6 where he painted landscapes, seascapes and portraits.


Object details
Object type
Brief description
China tea plate painted in enamels and gold lustre by William Egerton Smith (1880-1928) with a head and shoulders portrait of the actress Gabrielle Ray, 1922.
Credit line
Given by George Crook
Summary
This plate is one of a set of twelve plates hand-painted by William Egerton Smith (1880-1928), an amateur artist, enthusiastic theatregoer, and uncle of the donor of the plates. He was employed in the accounts department of D.H. Evans in Oxford Street but had a studio in his house at 28, Cambridge Avenue, Kilburn, London NW6 where he painted landscapes, seascapes and portraits.
Collection
Accession number
S.1412-1986

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Record createdJuly 1, 2009
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