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Former home of Sir Oswald Birley and Lady Rhoda Birley

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IF YOU HAVE ANY INFORMATION REGARDING THE WORKS OF SIR OSWALD BIRLEY WE WOULD LOVE TO HEAR FROM YOU

 

The whole site has been upgraded and we are about to add much more information that we have received over the past year. Check back in a few weeks time and see what we have done...

10th December 2004

 

Two more paintings turn up in the care of Eastbourne Borough Council;

Colonel W. A. Cardwell

Master of Eastbourne Foxhounds 1895-1910 and Mayor

of Eastbourne 1886-87

Oil on canvas

Location: Town Hall, corridor outside Mayor's Parlour

size 30" x 60" approx

 

Alderman Arthur Edward Rush JP (Mayor 1938/43)

Oil on canvas

Location: Town Hall, Council Chamber

size 45" x 53" approx

We are very grateful to Norman Kinnish, Director of Planning, Regeneration and Amenities of Eastbourne Borough Council for the above information

22nd February 2002

 

We are advised of three more paintings by Sir Oswald in the United States of America,

"The 1935 portraits of Mr & Mrs Frederick T. Bedford and the 1952 portrait of Helen Bedford McCashin are in the family collections in Connecticut  and Florida"

We are very grateful to Mr Bruce E. McCashin for this information

7th February 2002

 

Another painting has been located in Canada, that of Mr Charles Room who acted as Clerk of the Works for H. & H.F. Hill, builders of Sir Oswald Birley's London house. Hopefully more details to follow soon - We are grateful to Mr Maurice Hedges for the above information

6th November 2000

T

he whole site has been converted to frames and some major adjustments have been made to the galleries to allow for more paintings to be exhibited.

20th September 2000

 

 

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