ROPE, Dorothy Anne Aldrich

1883 - 1970

Born at Blaxhall, Suffolk on 25 November 1883, daughter of Arthur Mingay Rope (1850-1940), brother of George Thomas Rope [q.v.], and his wife Agnes Maud née Aldrich and niece of Ellen Mary Rope [q.v.] and Edith Dorothy Rope [q.v.]. In 1911, a 27 year old sculptor and draughtsman living at Devonshire Mansions, 107 Marylebone Road, London NW with her 56 year old aunt Ellen Mary Rope [q.v.], a sculptor, and May Heatherington Barker, a 53 year old artist and art teacher. A member of Ipswich Art Club 1928-1966 but exhibited in 1916 two works 'Virgin and Child' and 'The Manger' and exhibited from Aldrich, 404c Fulham Road, London in 1927, two pottery figures 'Madonna and Child' amd 'Portrait Head of a Baby' and from 66b Diodor Road, Putney, London in 1932 a bass relief 'St Clair' and a figurine 'The Holy Child' and a regular exhibitor, she also exhibited at the Walker Art Gallery, Liverpool, the Royal Academy, the Society of Women Artists, 1903-1918 and at Arts and Crafts Exhibition Society all from London. In 1939 an art schoolteacher living at 7 Gypsy Lane, Kettering, Northamptonshire and she died back at Blaxhall in 1970, she was unmarried. She designed the Leiston, Suffolk War Memorial.

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