Frank Milray (Mayes); 'Colchester' pencil signed 1920's

'West Stockwell Street'

Original engraving

Artist pencil signed

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Product Code: 161105-2
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'West Stockwell street'


wood engraving

drawn and engraved


Frank Milray

Frank Milray; 1888-1936, (born Mayes) actor and printmaker, as an actor he toured with the the Alexander Marsh Company 1922-24 and Julia Nielson Fred Terry Company all over the country, painting and sketching as he toured. He married Esther McPherson (1897-1965) they had a son; John Mayes (1921-2012), John acted with the well-known Shakespearean actor-manager Donald Wolfit. In 1928 Frank retired to 'The Willows' Pavenham, Bedfordshire.

A fine original wood engraving which is bright and unfaded, printed in black ink. The image size measuring approximately  9 cms.  x 11 cms.( 3½  x 4½ ins.) on a wove paper sheet size of 13 cms. x 18 cms.( 5 x 7 ins.)

Signed and titled by the artist in pencil in the lower margin.

Unframed and unmounted, the condition of the image and sheet is good with handling marks condusive with age.

Cat 161105-2