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30th November 2022

Gwyneth Lloyd Thomas (1899-1978) taught English at Cheltenham Ladies College and became friends with Charlotte Epton (1902-70), later Bawden, who was teaching Art there. Gwyneth then taught at Girton from 1928 to 1952, and the move to Cambridge brought her near to Charlotte and the Great Bardfield circle with whom she was closely involved (she is mentioned in Long Live Great Bardfield). Indeed, her bookplate was designed by Eric Ravilious, who created this fine woodcut illustration with a rather unusual mix of trees and details.

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