George Mackley

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George Edward Mackley MBE (born 1900 in Huntingdon, died 1983 in Tonbridge, Kent) was an English wood engraving artist.

Career[edit]

Mackley's Wood Engraving published in 1948 remains one of the leading manuals of engraving techniques.[1]

He was made a Member of the Order of the British Empire in the 1983 New Year Honours.[2]

Publications[edit]

  • George Mackley's Picture Book, George Mackley, 1981, J.L. Carr, Publisher, Kettering England.
  • Wood Engraving, George Mackley, Gresham Books. ISBN 978-0-905418-84-1
  • Confessions of a Woodpecker, George Mackley & H. Ecclestone, 1981, ISBN 978-0-905418-92-6
  • George Mackley, Wood Engravings, 1995, Blond Fine Art. ASIN B001NFK4AU
  • Monica Poole: Wood engraver, George Mackley & Graham L. Williams, 1984, Florin. ISBN 978-0-90671-510-9
  • Wood Engravings with illustrations, George Mackley. ASIN B0014LW1T2

References[edit]

  1. ^ Biography- Brierhill Gallery , Boston US
  2. ^ "No. 49212". The London Gazette (Supplement). 30 December 1982. p. 15.

Further reading[edit]

  • Monica Poole, George Mackley Wood Engraver (1981, Gresham Press)

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