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5 May 2015


Kenneth Rowntree (1915-97) is the subject of two exhibitions this year marking his centenary, the one at the Fry has opened and the one at Pallant House opens in July. This splendid photograph shows him at home in Ruvigny Road, Putney in 1954. It appeared in House and Garden in February ’54. The wallpaper is Rowntree’s tribute to his friend Ravilious: enlarged versions of Ravilious’s wood engravings are juxtaposed with engravings by Thomas Bewick

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