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Clare Leighton:
The composer (BPL 724)

Unframed (ref: 5315)

Titled on a label to the  reverse
Original woodblock, cancelled, 6 x 4 in. (15.2 x 10.2 cm.)

Tags: plate work

Clare Leighton was an  artist, writer and wood engraver, best known for her illustrated books recording English rural life (The Farmer's Year, 1933, Four Hedges, 1935), and her recording of life in America where she emigrated to in 1939.   Southern Harvest, (1942) and  New England Industries,(1952, produced for Wedgwood) are amongst the most celebrated and poignant records of American rural life of their period.

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