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Morley mosaics - WBR - Lilian Baylis

Morley mosaics - Westminster Bridge Road Morley mosaics - WBR - Lilian Baylis
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Lilian Baylis, born 1874.
A niece of Emma Cons, Lilian flourished as a theatrical producer who revived the Old Vic Theatre and Sadlers Wells Theatre, as well as founding the fore runners of English National Opera, the National Theatre and The Royal Ballet.
Artist: Silvie Jacobi
By Southbank Mosaics
Arts Council of England

Site: Morley mosaics - Westminster Bridge Road (4 memorials)

SE1, Westminster Bridge Road, Morley College

Left to right: Cons, Martineau, Hubback, Baylis. In our photo the pedestrian has just walked past Baylis.

These mosaics are on the Maufe 1937 extension to Morley College, all that remains of the pre-WW2 buildings.

See the other 10 portrait mosaics on the King Edward Walk side of the college - see there for more information.

This section lists the subjects commemorated on the memorial on this page:
Morley mosaics - WBR - Lilian Baylis

Subjects commemorated Information

National Theatre

First proposed in 1848, the gestation of the NT is complex (see the NT's own ...

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English National Opera

Originated in the opera recitals presented by Lilian Baylis at the Old Vic th...

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Royal Coburg Theatre / Royal Victoria Theatre / Old Vic

This theatre designed by the German architect Rudolphe Cabanel, began life in...

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Lilian Baylis, C.H.

Theatrical producer and manager. Born 19 Nottingham Street, Marylebone, Niece...

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This section lists the subjects who helped to create/erect the memorial on this page:
Morley mosaics - WBR - Lilian Baylis

Created by Information

Arts Council of England / Great Britain

1940 the Committee for Encouragement of Music and the Arts (CEMA) was set up ...

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Southbank Mosaics / London School of Mosaic

Southbank Mosaics actively promotes equal opportunities and cross-cultural, i...

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Silvie Jacobi

Mosaic artist, teacher and administrator, working with Southbank Mosaics sinc...

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This section lists the other memorials at the same location as the memorial on this page:
Morley mosaics - WBR - Lilian Baylis

Also at this site Information

Morley mosaics - WBR - Caroline Martineau

Caroline Martineau, born 1844. Caroline was one of the earliest teachers at M...

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Morley mosaics - WBR - Emma Cons

Emma Cons, born 1838. Emma was a politician, suffragette, educationalist,busi...

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Morley mosaics - WBR - Eva Hubback

Eva Hubback, born 1886. An early English feminist and suffragette, Eva became...

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