MILWARD, Marguerite

MILWARD, Marguerite. Near Birmingham 1873 — 11.2.1953. British Artist. Educated at the art schools of Birmingham and Bromsgrove, further studies in Paris. Before WW I in Sri Lanka. “As a sculptress she travelled in search of typical heads among certain primitive tribes and backward classes” all over India in the 1930s, also in Burma, Indonesia and North-West Africa.

Publications: “The Guar Festival of the Sawara”, Man 48, 1948, 16f. (in Orissa).

– Artist in Unknown India. 14+274 p. L. 1948.

Sources: J.H. Hutton, Man 53, 1953, 40.

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