Alfred O TOWNSEND
Prolific artist, regularly painting Cornish subjects, although information about his life has been elusive.
Correspondent W Milburn has contributed the following: The artist was born in Bath, Somerset, and lived at Moor End, Hambrook near Bristol. Subsequently he lived at Ivydean, Lower Redland Road and at Union Street, Bristol. He died in Bristol in 1917.
Painter of landscapes in oils and watercolour
works and access
Works include: Glebe Row, Hayle (1884); Warwick Castle, figures in garden (1894);Avon Gorge in Spring (1896); May Time on Ture Moor, Somerset (1887); Fowey Harbour (1887); Boatbuilding in Falmouth (1887); Winter, Leigh Woods (1887); The Old Post Office, Burrington (1891); Winter, Trome, Hambrook (1897); Glen, Hambrook; When Evening in her sober Vest (1889); Sheep grazing near a country cottage (1909); The rocky coastline of Newquay (1892); Shipping on the River of an Industrial City (1891); On the Banks of the Hambrook; Avon Gorge Bridge; A River Scene with a weir and a cottage beyond (1889); Phillack from across the water from Hayle; Garden scene with fountain; Their last moorings (1904); Clifton Suspension Bridge (1907); Fishermen and Boats, low tide St Ives Harbour; May evening on Frome; Hay Making