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Ackland, Judith (1889-1971) 

Gender: Female

Functions, occupations and activities
Watercolourist and artist in mixed media; born and died in Bideford, Devon; studied at the Art School there, then at Regent Street Polytechnic School of Art, gaining a bronze medal for figure composition; there she met the artist Mary Stella Edwards, with whom she shared the rest of her life; exhibited and painted landscapes together throughout Britain and worked jointly on historical models and dioramas, Ackland doing the figures, Edwards the settings; lived in Bucks Mills in Devon and Staines, Middlesex.


Archival Resources
Number noted: 2

Sketch books (2), c 1920-1940
Held at: Museum of London Library
Document reference: 74.234; 80.255/20

Correspondence with the Victoria & Albert Museum, 1967
Held at: Victoria & Albert Museum, Archive of Art and Design
Document reference: MA/1/A94
Comments: Access by appointment only

Date of creation: 29 November 2002, 16:11:10