Phoebe Traquair

Standard Name: Traquair, Phoebe


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January 1885
Scientist and urban planner Sir Patrick Geddes founded the Edinburgh Social Union to undertake the cultural renewal and regeneration of Old Edinburgh using art, beauty and education.
Urquhart, Graham. “Patrick Geddes and the Edinburgh Social Union”. Patrick Geddes.
Artisan Phoebe Traquair completed her lavishly illustrated manuscript of Elizabeth Barrett Browning 's Sonnets from the Portuguese.
The National Library of Scotland, where the manuscript is housed, notes that the transcriptions are from Traquair's...
Phoebe Traquair , leading artist of the arts and crafts movement in Edinburgh, completed her mural decoration of the interior of the Mansfield Place Church .