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Richard Bethel, Lord Westbury (1800–1873), Scholar (1814), Fellow (1822)
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Richard Bethel, Lord Westbury (1800–1873), Scholar (1814), Fellow (1822) c.1925

Beatrice Ethel Lithiby (1889–1966)

Wadham College, University of Oxford

Painter and designer, especially of church furnishings and stained glass. She studied at the Royal Academy Schools and eventually settled in Wantage, Berkshire, her studio where she lived being in the grounds of St Mary’s Convent, an Anglican order; she was a devout Christian. Miss Lithiby began sketching as a young girl and went on to exhibit at RA, RBA until her final illness, Walker’s Galleries, SWA, RI and in the provinces.

Text source: 'Artists in Britain Since 1945' by David Buckman (Art Dictionaries Ltd, part of Sansom & Company)


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