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George Elgood: Enchantment of the highest order

This post is about George Elgood.  Unless you have pored over old arthouse auction catalogues or spent time looking at watercolours on provincial gallery walls he’s someone you’ve probably never heard of. He might look a typically mildly eccentric Victorian gent but … Continue reading

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Beatrice Parsons : Queen of the blazing border….

Go on admit it…you’ve never heard of Beatrice Parsons.  But believe it or not a century ago she was one of the leading garden painters in Britain, with many exhibitions to her credit, and her pictures collected by fashionable society, including … Continue reading

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