M. Alison Atkins
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(Margaret) Alison Atkins (1878 in Shepherds Bush – 1944) was an English artist and illustrator.
Margaret was born in 1878. Little is actually known of her private or professional life. By 1908 she had moved to 90 Burnt Ash Hill, Lee, London and was displaying her art at local exhibitions. Whilst there she exhibited Bringing home the Christmas tree, An elf maiden and Titania's baby.[nb 1]
Atkins' flourished between 1906 and 1919. She was not recorded as a member of the Society of Women Artists.
- An example of her illustrations can be found in the book Mohamed Aben Ahmar or "The invention of the Moorish arch: a legend" by Stephen Syeds. The book was published in 1905 by Leadenhall Press LTD in London and Charles Scribner's Sons in New York.
- "Listen to My Sweet Pipings". Pen and ink and watercolour over pencil on drawing board. 26.1 × 14.3 cm  (not to be confused with a painting of the same name by John William Waterhouse). The copyright for the image is current held with the York Museum Trust.
- "The Duck Pond", which appeared in Vol. 37, page 609 of The Girl’s Own Paper. Volume 37 was probably published circa 1915.
- The Society of Women Artist Exhibitors 1855-1996 by Charles Baile de Laperriere.
- The society of women artists
- Bridgeman Art Gallery
- York Museum Trust
- Online copy of Sylvie and Bruno