Item #CL182-38 Eastern Bengal Railway 1884 [Indian Market Place]. Dorothy Newsome-Glenn, c. Brit.
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Eastern Bengal Railway 1884 [Indian Market Place]

c1930s. Colour lithograph, signed in image lower left, 99.1 x 60.7cm. Replaced outer margins, repaired tears and cracks to image centre. Linen-backed.

Text continues “Norbury, Natzio & Co. Ltd. Manchester & London, England.”

Prior to WWI Dorothy Newsome-Glenn, while studying book illustration at the Birmingham School of Art, met fellow artist Kathleen Irene Nixon. They began working together on book and magazine illustrations. In the late 1920s they were commissioned by the Oxford University Press to visit India and produce a series of drawings. While there, the Indian State Railways commissioned them to design posters. Ref: Gray, Dictionary of British Women Artists, 2009; British Museum.

Item #CL182-38

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