[Vwoolf] Lily Bristow or Lily Briscoe?
Stuart N. Clarke
stuart.n.clarke at btinternet.com
Mon May 11 04:03:57 EDT 2020
LILY BRISTOW AS A POSSIBLE INSPIRATION FOR LILY BRISCOE IN “TO THE
See "Ladies on High; Victorian Women Mountaineers":
Lily Bristow studied at Art School in Bushey, where Hubert von Herkomer
focused on watercolour painting, and photography as an art form. She was
an illustrator for the first edition of Albert Mummery's classic book ‘My
Climbs in the Alps and Caucasus’, designed ecclesiastical embroideries in
association with Miss Ann Macbeth of the Glasgow School of Art, and a water
colour and pencil painting 'A Windswept Track' was in a sale of fine art in
Born Emily Caroline Bristow in Brixton, London 1864. Eldest of 9 children.
Father George Ledgard Bristow, London solicitor.
Died Surrey 1935.
See also: “Shackles of Convention: Women Mountaineers before 1914”, by Dr
Malcolm Craig (2013):
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