SMYTH, Mabel Ellen

1911 - 1978

Born in May 1911. A member of the Ipswich Art Club 1938-1960 and exhibited from 482 Norwich Road, Ipswich in 1938 four watercolours 'An Essex Thatch', 'Autumn', 'A Street in Mousehole, Cornwall' and 'A Summer Posy' and in 1941 three watercolours 'Rustic Cottage', 'Spring Flowers' and 'Autumn Flowers', in 1942 'T. A. Eldrige, Esq.', 'Sweet Peas', 'Thaxted Mill' and 'The Little Norman Church on the Hill'. In 1945 she exhibited from her lodgings at 14 Fonnereau Road, Ipswich, a watercolour 'Hyacinth' and in 1948 'Daffodils' and 'Dresden China'. In 1951 she exhibited from 36 Quilter Road, Felixstowe, Suffolk a watercolour 'Anemonies', in 1952 'The Green Jug' and from 40 Quilter Road, in 1953 'Geraniums' and in 1958 from Oakington Hotel, Tomline Road, Felixstowe exhibited 'Fruit Study' and 'Primroses' and was a regular exhibitor of one or two pictures until 1958. She died at Ipswich in 1978, she was unmarried.