[From the catalogue-in-progress for “Landscapes & Livestock”, a loan exhibition for Agincourt Homecoming in the Fall of 2015]
ROYDS, Mabel Allington [1874-1941]
“Indian Figures with Oxen” (#98/100)
color woodcut on paper / image 8.5 inches by 11 inches
A Liverpool native, Royds attended the Slade School in London prior to teaching in Toronto for a few years. Returning to the U.K., she joined the faculty at the Edinburgh College of Art during the directorship of Frank Morley Fletcher (who is also represented in the Community Collection). She eventually married etcher Ernest Lumsden, with whom she traveled to India.