Florence Camm

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Florence Camm
Photo of Florence Camm.jpg
Florence Camm working in the Camm's studio on High Street, Smethwick.
Born 1874 (1874)
Smethwick, United Kingdom
Died 1960 (aged 85–86)
Nationality British
Education Birmingham School of Art
Known for Stained Glass
Stained glass panel circa 1900 by Florence Camm. Depicts characters from "A Midsummer Night's Dream"

Florence Camm (1874 – 1960) was an English stained glass designer, painter and decorative metalworker.[1]

Camm was the daughter of T. W. Camm, who had established his own firm of stained glass designers in Smethwick in 1865.[2] She studied intermittently at the Birmingham School of Art between 1892 and 1912, where she was a pupil under Henry Payne.[3] She exhibited 43 times at the Royal Academy.[1]

Examples of Camm's work such as the enamel casket she designed in the late 1890s for Birmingham Post editor John Thackray Bunce are masterpieces of national importance.[4] She produced most of the artwork for her father's company after his death in 1912.[2]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b Florence Camm (1874-1960), Gorgeous Glass, retrieved 25 October 2012 
  2. ^ a b T W Camm, Stained Glass Artist, Smethwick, Black Country History, retrieved 2012-10-25 
  3. ^ Florence Camm (1874 - 1960), The National Fine Art Education Digital Collection, retrieved 25 October 2012 
  4. ^ Hoban, Sally (2009-03-27), "Florence Camm family were a real glass act", Birmingham Post, Birmingham: Trinity Mirror Midlands, retrieved 2015-10-10 

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