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Dorothy Mahoney:
Market Scene, circa 1926

Framed (ref: 1639)
Wood Engraving, 6 3/4 x 9 1/16 in. (17 x 23 cm.)

Tags: Metropolitan night scenes and sleep



Dorothy Mahoney (nee Bishop) entered the RCA School of Design in 1924 with Book Illustration as her principal subject.  From 1926-28 she took lettering and illumination as her principal subject under Edward Johnston, to whom, during this period, she became student-assistant.  Her subsidiary subjects were wood engraving, pottery, bookbinding and embroidery.  It is likely that this rare un- numbered wood engraving dates to this period.
In 1929 she was appointed Deputy Assistant to Edward Johnston, giving lectures, demonstrations, and classes in his absence.


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