Group    From 1883 

Putney School of Art

Categories: Art, Education

Founded by William Lancaster, Baron Pollock and Sir Arthur Jelf.  For the first 11 years this was based in rooms over the parish offices in Putney High Street.  Lancaster then funded the freehold site and the purpose-built art school.  Architect: Thomas William Willis, opened 2 October 1895.  1924 the school was taken over by the LCC, and has subsequently been run by the ILEA in the 1960`s and then by Wandsworth Council.

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Putney School of Art

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Sir William Lancaster

Sir William Lancaster, 1841 - 1929, co-founder of the Putney School of Art, M...

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James McNeill Whistler

James McNeill Whistler

Painter and printmaker, born in Worthen Street, Lowell, Massachussetts. His family moved to Russia in 1843 and he received his first formal art instruction at the Imperial Academy of Fine Arts, St ...

Person, Art, Seriously Famous, Russia, USA

3 memorials
Sigismund Christian Hubert Goetze

Sigismund Christian Hubert Goetze

Painter, lover of the arts and benefactor of Regents Park.  Born London.  1907 he bought Grove House (sometimes Nuffield House) in Regent's Park, near St John's Wood church.  Set up the Constance F...

Person, Art

1 memorial
Sir Peter Lely
1 memorial
Arts Council of England / Great Britain

Arts Council of England / Great Britain

1940 the Committee for Encouragement of Music and the Arts (CEMA) was set up by Royal Charter.  About 1946 it became the Arts Council of Great Britain and in 1994 it was split into national bodies,...

Group, Art

15 memorials
Paul Bommer

Paul Bommer

Professional freelance illustrator & graphic designer based in London’s East End. His website.

Person, Art, Craft / Design

1 memorial