WELLS, Edith M

1881 - 1968

Edith M. Wells was born on 11 March 1881. As Mrs E. M. Wells, she exhibited at the Ipswich Art Society in 1933 from Warren Hill Woodbridge, Suffolk, two works 'The Old Tide Mill' and a watercolour 'The Creek Bridge, Walberswick' and in 1939 was a married woman 'private means', living at 12 Warren Hill, Woodbridge, the home of former Soutwold solicitor Ernest Read Cooper (1865-1948) and his family. After the Second World War became a regular exhibiter from 'Firlee', 15 Moorfield Road, Woodbridge, in 1950 exhibited a miniature 'Portrait of a Girl'; in 1951 two works 'The Heronry, near Walberswick' and 'Grief'; in 1953 'A Spanish Lady' and 'Ancient House, Bermuda' and in 1955 a crayon drawing of a girl. In 1960 she exhibited two watercolours 'Ancient Oak and Keeper's Cottage' and 'The Town Clerk' and exhibited two pictures in 1961, one in 1963, two in 1964 'Well Earned Rest' and 'The Quiet Listener' with a final exhibit the following year. She died at Woodbridge in 1968.