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Penleigh Boyd
Theodore Penleigh Boyd (15 August 1890 – 27 November 1923) was a British born Australian artist. Penleigh Boyd was a member of the Boyd Family, Boyd artistic dynasty: his parents Arthur Merric Boyd (1862–1940) and Emma Minnie Boyd (née à Beckett) were well-known artists of the day, and his brothers included the ceramicist Merric Boyd (1888–1959) and the novelist Martin Boyd (1893–1972). His son Robin Boyd (architect), Robin Boyd (1919–1971) became a famous and influential architect, educator and social commentator, and his nephews Arthur Boyd, Guy Boyd (sculptor), Guy Boyd and David Boyd (artist), David Boyd became prominent artists. Penleigh Boyd is best known as a landscapist with an accomplished handling of evanescent effects of light. A notable influence was artist E. Phillips Fox, who introduced him to ''plein air'' techniques when they were neighbours in Paris in 1912–3. At his death his obituarists compared him to Arthur Streeton and rated him as one of the ...
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Westbury, Wiltshire
Westbury is a town and civil parishes in England, civil parish in the west of the English county of Wiltshire, below the northwestern edge of Salisbury Plain, about south of Trowbridge and a similar distance north of Warminster. Originally a market town, Westbury was known for the annual Westbury Hill Fair, Hill Fair where many sheep were sold in the 18th and 19th centuries; later growth came from the town's position at the intersection of two railway lines. The busy A350 road, A350, which connects the M4 motorway with the south coast, passes through the town. The urban area has expanded to include the village of Westbury Leigh and the hamlets of Chalford and Frogmore. History A Romano-British culture, Romano-British settlement was found at The Ham, in the north of the parish, in the 1870s. The manor of Westbury, and the Hundred (county division), hundred with the same boundaries, was held by the king at the time of the Domesday survey in 1086. The Wiltshire Victoria County H ...
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Boyd Family
The Boyd family is an Australian family whose members over several generation A generation is "all of the people born and living Living or The Living may refer to: Common meanings *Life, a condition that distinguishes organisms from inorganic objects and dead organisms ** extant taxon, Living species, one that is not ex ...s contributed to the arts The arts refers to the theory, human application and physical expression of creativity Creativity is a phenomenon whereby something somehow new and somehow valuable is formed. The created item may be intangible (such as an idea, a scienti ... in the fields of painting, sculpture, pottery Pottery is the process and the products of forming vessels and other objects with clay Clay is a type of fine-grained natural soil Surface-water- gley developed in glacial till, Northern Ireland.">Northern_Ireland.html" ;"title="g ..., ceramics A ceramic is any of the various hard, brittle, heat-resistant and c ...
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The Age
''The Age'' is a daily newspaper in Melbourne Melbourne ( ) is the capital Capital most commonly refers to: * Capital letter Letter case (or just case) is the distinction between the letters that are in larger uppercase or capitals (or more formally ''majuscule'') and smaller ..., Australia, that has been published since 1854. Owned and published by Nine Entertainment Nine Entertainment Co. Holdings Limited (trade name, trading as Nine Entertainment Co.) is an Australian public company, publicly-listed media company with holdings in radio and television broadcasting, newspaper publications and digital media. T ..., ''The Age'' primarily serves Victoria Victoria most commonly refers to: * Victoria (Australia), a state of the Commonwealth of Australia * Victoria, British Columbia, provincial capital of British Columbia, Canada * Victoria (mythology), Roman goddess of Victory * Victoria, Seychelles ..., but copies also sell in Tasmania Tasmania (), ...
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Sydney Ure Smith
Sydney George Ure Smith Officer of the Order of the British Empire, OBE (9 January 188711 October 1949) was an Australian arts publisher, artist and promoter who "did more than any other Australian to publicize Australian art at home and overseas". Unlike most of his contemporaries, he seldom submitted his own art work for publication. He published some of his own work in limited edition books such as ''Old Sydney'' (1911) and ''Old Colonial By-Ways'' (1928), prompted by his passion for preserving historic buildings. Early life He was born in London in 1887 and arrived in Australia with his parents later that same year. His father John (d. 1919) was manager of the Menzies Hotel, Melbourne and later of the Hotel Australia, Sydney for over 20 years. His parents adopted the form "Ure Smith": his mother (d. 1931) was born Catherine Ure, but formally their surname remained Smith. He was educated at Queen's College, Melbourne and then at Sydney Grammar School. He studied pencil and i ...
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Ypres
Ypres ( , ; nl, Ieper ; vls, Yper; german: Ypern ) is a Belgian Belgian may refer to: * Something of, or related to, Belgium Belgium, ; french: Belgique ; german: Belgien officially the Kingdom of Belgium, is a country in Western Europe Western Europe is the region of Europe Europe is a contine ... city and municipality A municipality is usually a single administrative division Administrative division, administrative unitArticle 3(1). , country subdivision, administrative region, subnational entity, first-level subdivision, as well as many similar terms, ... in the province A province is almost always an administrative division Administrative division, administrative unitArticle 3(1). , country subdivision, administrative region, subnational entity, first-level subdivision, as well as many similar terms, are g ... of West Flanders ) , settlement_type = Province of Belgium , image_flag = Flag of West Flanders.svg , ...
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World War I
World War I, often abbreviated as WWI or WW1, also known as the First World War or the Great War, was a global war A world war is "a war War is an intense armed conflict between states State may refer to: Arts, entertainment, and media Literature * ''State Magazine'', a monthly magazine published by the U.S. Department of State * The State (newsp ... that began on 28 July 1914 and ended on 11 November 1918. It involved much of Europe Europe is a continent A continent is any of several large landmasses. Generally identified by convention (norm), convention rather than any strict criteria, up to seven geographical regions are commonly regarded as continents. Ordered ..., as well as Russia Russia ( rus, link=no, Россия, Rossiya, ), or the Russian Federation, is a country spanning Eastern Europe Eastern Europe is the eastern region of . There is no consistent definition of the precise area it covers, partly because th .. ...
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First Australian Imperial Force
The First Australian Imperial Force (1st AIF) was the main expeditionary force of the Australian Army The Australian Army is the military land force of Australia Australia, officially the Commonwealth of Australia, is a Sovereign state, sovereign country comprising the mainland of the Australia (continent), Australian continent, the isla ... during World War I World War I, often abbreviated as WWI or WW1, also known as the First World War or the Great War, was a global war A world war is "a war engaged in by all or most of the principal nations of the world". The term is usually reserved for .... It was formed as the Australian Imperial Force (the AIF) on 15 August 1914, following Britain Britain usually refers to: * United Kingdom, a sovereign state in Europe comprising the island of Great Britain, the north-eastern part of the island of Ireland and many smaller islands * Great Britain, the largest island in the United Kingdom * Ro ...'s declaration ...
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Warrandyte
Warrandyte is a suburb of Melbourne, Victoria (Australia), Victoria, Australia, 24 km north-east of Melbourne's Melbourne City Centre, Central Business District. Its Local government areas of Victoria, local government area is the City of Manningham. At the , Warrandyte had a population of 5,520. At the 2016 census, Warrandyte had a population of 5,502 and a median age of 43 years old. Warrandyte is bounded in the west by the Mullum Mullum Creek and Target Road, in the north by the Yarra River, in the east by Jumping Creek and Anzac Road, and in the south by an irregular line from Reynolds Road, north of Donvale, Victoria, Donvale, Park Orchards, Victoria, Park Orchards and Warrandyte South, Victoria, Warrandyte South. Warrandyte was founded as a Victorian town, located in the once gold-rich rolling hills east of Melbourne, and is now on the north-eastern boundary of suburban Melbourne. Gold was first discovered in the town in 1851 and together, with towns like Bendigo, ...
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Rupert Bunny
Rupert Charles Wulsten Bunny (29 September 186425 May 1947) was an Australian painter. Born and raised in Melbourne, Victoria, he achieved success and critical acclaim as an expatriate in ''fin-de-siècle'' Paris. He gained an honourable mention at the Salon (Paris), Paris Salon of 1890 with his painting '':File:Rupert Bunny - Tritons - Google Art Project.jpg, Tritons'' and a bronze medal at the Paris Exposition Universelle (1900), Exposition Universelle in 1900 with his ''Burial of St Catherine of Alexandria''. The French state acquired 13 of his works for the Musée du Luxembourg and regional collections. He was a "sumptuous colourist and splendidly erudite painter of ideal themes, and the creator of the most ambitious Salon paintings produced by an Australian." Early life and education Bunny was the third son of Brice Bunny, Brice Frederick Bunny, a British Victorian county court judge, and his German mother, Marie Hedwig Dorothea Wulsten. He was born in St Kilda, Victoria, ...
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Edith Susan Gerard Anderson
Edith Susan Gerard Anderson (16 February 1880 – 31 March 1961), who became Edith Susan Boyd when she married, was an Australian artist, Playwdramatist, and painter. She was also known for being a model for the artist E. Phillips Fox, Emanuel Phillips Fox, notably in his 1912 painting ''Nasturtiums (E. Phillips Fox), Nasturtiums''. Early life and family Edith Susan Gerard Anderson was born on 16 February 1880 in Brisbane, Queensland. The name "Edith" came from her mother and the name "Gerard" from a Scottish people, Scottish grandmother. She was the youngest child in her family. She was the daughter of John Gerard Anderson, the Leadership, head of the Department of Public Instruction (Queensland), Department of Public Instruction, and Edith Sarah Wood. Her brother Arthur was a prominent Doctor of Medicine, doctor, and her eldest sister Maud was one of the first women to graduate with a Bachelor of Arts degree at the University of Sydney, making her possibly Queensland's first ...
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Canberra
Canberra ( ) is the capital city A capital or capital city is the holding primary status in a , , , , or other , usually as its seat of the government. A capital is typically a that physically encompasses the government's offices and meeting places; the status as capital is ... of Australia Australia, officially the Commonwealth of Australia, is a Sovereign state, sovereign country comprising the mainland of the Australia (continent), Australian continent, the island of Tasmania, and numerous List of islands of Australia, sma .... Founded following the federation of the colonies of Australia as the seat of government for the new nation, it is Australia's largest inland city and the eighth-largest city overall. Unusual among Australian cities, it is an entirely planned city File:Abuja, Federal Capital Territory 3.jpg, 250px, Abuja, in Nigeria, which was built mainly in the 1980s, was the fastest growing city in the world between 2000 and 2010, with an ...
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Royal Academy
The Royal Academy of Arts (RA) is an art institution based in Burlington House Burlington House is a building on Piccadilly in Mayfair, London. It was originally a private Palladian architecture, Palladian mansion owned by the Earl of Burlington, Earls of Burlington and was expanded in the mid-19th century after being pu ... on Piccadilly Piccadilly () is a road in the City of Westminster The City of Westminster is a City status in the United Kingdom, city and London boroughs, borough in Inner London which forms a core part of Central London. It is the site of the United ... in London. Founded in 1768, it has a unique position as an independent, privately funded institution led by eminent artists and architects. Its purpose is to promote the creation, enjoyment and appreciation of the visual arts The visual arts are Art#Forms, genres, media, and styles, art forms such as painting, drawing, printmaking, sculpture, ceramics (art), ceramics, photography, vid ...
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