Rex Wailes Collection. Hallam Ashley (1900-1987) and Horstead Mill

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    Cookson, Mildred M [Author]

    Publisher Milling & Grain
    Year of publication 2021 JUne

    Medium Digital

    People and communities > Biographies & tributes
    Arts, culture and heritage > Drawings, paintings & photography


    Scope & contentLast month I introduced the close working relationship of Rex with photographer Hallam Ashley, with Mr Ashley an exact contemporary of Rex.

    In 1929 he married and settled in Norwich, where he was to live for the rest of his life. In the 30s he became well known as a photographer, taking pictures in exhibitions around the world, as well as a growing number of archaeological sites, excavations and similar subjects – much of this for the Castle Museum at Norwich. He was elected a fellow of the Royal Photographic Society in 1935....Read more.


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