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Townsend, William (1909-1973) 

Gender: Male

Functions, occupations and activities
Born in Wandsworth; educated at Simon Langton School, Canterbury; studied at the Slade School of Fine Art (1926-1930); lived in Canterbury, then in Bridge (1925-1946); taught part-time at Camberwell School of Art (1946-1949); taught at the Slade School (from 1949); Professor of fine art at University College London (1968-1973); editor and part-author of "Canadian painting today" (1970)


Archival Resources
Number noted: 1

Journals, correspondence and papers, 1919-73
Held at: London University: University College London (UCL) Manuscripts Room
Document reference: Townsend
Other information: Guide to archives and MSS in University of London vol 1 1984

Date of creation: 07 November 2002, 14:42:55