William Edward Mayes

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William Edward Mayes (1861 – April 12, 1952) was an English painter from Great Yarmouth, Norfolk.

His primary medium was watercolour and most of his paintings are representational landscapes of Norfolk, particularly the Norfolk Broads,[1] in the style of fellow Broadlands painter Stephen John Batchelder. He was a founder member of the Great Yarmouth and Gorleston Art Societies.

He died aged 91.


  • Joe Carr, Curator, Great Yarmouth Museums, Norfolk Museums & Archaeology Service
  1. ^ David Buckman, Artists in Britain since 1945, Artist Biography M, Goldmark Gallery (2006), page 141.