Miss Gwendolen Beatrice Rose
Other names: Mrs P. G. Smith (from late 1916)
Born 26 December 1890
Died 1960 (Presumed)
Active: 1911 - 1924
Country of birth and death: England
Born in Shadwell, London. She was the daughter of Harry A. Rose (born c.1851 in London), a barge builder. In 1916 she married Percy Grout Smith (born c.1888 in Camberwell) who had been a stockbroker's clerk in 1911 and was serving in the army during the war. Gwendolen exhibited with the Arts and Crafts Exhibition Society in 1916 and twice at the Royal Academy, once in 1914 and a second time under her married name in 1924.
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Exhibitions, Meetings, Awards and other Events
Exhibited at Arts and Crafts Exhibition Society: Eleventh Exhibition, 1916
Exhibited at The Exhibition of the Royal Academy of Arts (Summer Exhibition), 1768-
1914 - 1924
Exhibited twice, three works ('Portrait', a relief, cat. no. 2101 and 'A reverie', statuette, cat. no. 2177 in 1914; and (under her married name) 'Daydreams', cat. no. 922 in 1924).
Descriptions of Practice
Occupation given in Census Returns of England and Wales, 1911
'Art Student', also her older sister, Bessie E. Rose (born c.1888 in London).
Arts and Crafts Society: Catalogue of the Eleventh Exhibition.
Census Returns of England and Wales, 1911
RG14PN1539 RG78PN54 RD20 SD1 ED10 SN43
England & Wales, Death Index: 1916-2007
Name: Gwendolen B Smith Birth Date: abt 1890 Date of Registration: Mar 1966 Age at Death: 76 Registration District: Chichester Inferred County: Sussex Volume: 5h Page: 772
England & Wales, FreeBMD Birth Index, 1837-1915
Name: Gwendolen Beatrice Rose Date of Registration: Jan-Feb-Mar 1890 Registration District: Stepney Inferred County: London Volume: 1c Page: 413
London, England, Births and Baptisms, 1813-1906
London Metropolitan Archives, Stepney St Thomas, Register of Baptism, p93/tms, Item 005
Citing this record
'Miss Gwendolen Beatrice Rose', Mapping the Practice and Profession of Sculpture in Britain and Ireland 1851-1951, University of Glasgow History of Art and HATII, online database 2011 [http://sculpture.gla.ac.uk/view/person.php?id=msib2_1215601966, accessed 20 Sep 2014]