Sidney Tushingham

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Sidney Tushingham (1884–1968) was a painter and etcher who specialised in rustic scenes of villages and small town life.

He was born in Burslem, Stoke-on-Trent, England, where he started his artistic career as a china painter. He attended Burslem School of Art and progressed to the Royal College of Art. Tushingham married Ella Maria Westlake at St John, Walham Green on 22 December 1913.[1] He worked as a vase painter at Royal Doulton in 1922 as he established his career as a society painter. He also became known for his etchings of pre-war Britain, Italy and Spain, and was a member of the Society of Graphic Art, where he exhibited in 1921.[2]

He died in Haywards Heath, West Sussex in 1968.

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  1. ^ Parish register
  2. ^ "List of Members", Catalogue of the First Annual Exhibition of the Society of Graphic Art, London: Society of Graphic Art: 45–48, January 1921