Collection W.M. Brunton MSS - Winifred Mabel Brunton Collection

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W.M. Brunton MSS


Winifred Mabel Brunton Collection


  • c. 1910s (Creation)

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1 watercolour

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Biographical history

British artist. Born, 1880. Died, Clocolan, Orange Free State, South Africa 1959. Married Guy Brunton in 1906. Produced water colour illustrations for her own publications, as well as for her husband's excavation reports.

Archival history

Formerly in the possession of the mother of Mrs P. M. Wilson, who was a friend of the Bruntons.

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Presented by Mrs P. M. Wilson in 1988.

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Watercolour showing the initial stages of one of Howard Carter's excavations.

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Kept as received

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Property of the Griffith Institute. No restrictions

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Copyright Griffith Institute, Oxford.

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Good condition.

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