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.

This section lists the memorials where the subject on this page is commemorated:
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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Islington Art Society

Islington Art Society

Formed as the Islington Art Circle in 1941 by A. E. Hickman-Smith and on his death in 1965 run by George and Deborah Bunting until their deaths in 2000.  Changed its name in 2002 to Islington Art S...

Group, Art, Community / Clubs

1 memorial
John Linnell

John Linnell

Painter of landscapes and portraits. The picture is a self-portrait. Born London. Patron to William Blake. Daughter married Samuel Palmer, the painter.

Person, Art

1 memorial
Giotto di Bondone

Giotto di Bondone

Italian painter and architect from Florence.

Person, Architecture, Art, Italy

1 memorial
Eric Gill

Eric Gill

Sculptor. Born Brighton. One of thirteen children of a clergyman, he remained religious all his life. Passionate believer in the "carving direct" method. His sculptures would sometimes depict contr...

Person, Art, Craft / Design, Sculpture

4 memorials
Freeform Arts Trust

Freeform Arts Trust

Free Form is unique in providing the full range of arts and creative services for the built environment to place art at the heart of urban regeneration.

Group, Art, Craft / Design

5 memorials