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…

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JACKSON, Welby

JACKSON, Welby Brown. Ilford, Essex (London) 30.12.1802 — 17.11.1890.British Civil Servant and Artist in India. Son of Sor John J., Bart. (d. 1820), and Charlotte Spry Gorham (d. 1807). To India before 1830, 1852 still there, 1856 in England and then lived long in Upton, Buckinghamshire (still there 1881). At some…

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HADAWAY, William Snelling

HADAWAY, William Snelling. Maiden, MA 1872 — ?.10.1941. U.S. Artist in India. Son of Ephraim Locke H. and Helen Agnes Noyes. Trained at School of the Museum of Fine Arts at Tufts University in Boston. Married 1893 Julia Peck, divorced 1895.In 1894-95 in Italy, then active in Boston art circles.…

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HOME, Robert

HOME, Robert. Kingston upon Hull 1752 — Kanpur (or Calcutta?) 1834. British Painter in India. Son of Robert Boyne Home, an army surgeon. Trained as painter at Royal Academy of Arts and in Rome (1773-77 there). In 1783-89 worked in London. “From 1770 exhibited portraits at Royal Academy and at…

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HODGES, William

HODGES, William. London 26.10.1744 — Brixham, Devon 6.3.1797. British Artist in India. “Son of a smith, learnt to draw, exhibited at the Society of Artists, became a draughtsman on Captain Cook’s second expedition, 1772-75; exhibited at the Royal Academy, went to India, 1778-84, under the patronage of Warren Hastings.” Stayed…

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GRIFFITHS, John

GRIFFITHS, John. Llanfair Caereinion, Montgomeryshire, Powys 29.11.1837 — Norton, Sherborne 1.12.1918. British (Welsh) Artist in India. Son of Evan Gr. and Mary Evans. Educated at Royal College of Arts, then served in South Kensington Museum. From 1865 Professor at Bombay School of Art, later its Principal. In India he supervised…

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