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Irene Fawkes
Simple name : Person: artist
Collection : People
Reference number : 1996/4896
Fullname : Irene Fawkes
Biography : Born in Chelmsford, Irene Fawkes studied at Chelmsford School of Art, and was awarded the Silver Medal by the City and Guilds of London Institution. She was a Commercial designer who worked for Poole Pottery and part-time teacher at the Sir John Cass Technical Institute. Her work was illustrated in the 'Studio Year Book' and 'Commercial Art'. She lived in London.
Role : Artist
Education :
  • Chelmsford School of Art
Employment :
  • Designed posters for the Underground Group and London Transport : 1923-1935
Record completeness :
Record 37% complete

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