Miss Kate Muriel Eadie
Other names: Kate Muriel Mason Eadie
Active: 1908 - 1940
Country of birth and death: England
Jeweller, stained glass artist, illuminator and engraver
Born in Harborne, Worcestershire. She was the daughter of Richard Eadie (born c.1851 in Birmingham), a machinery agent running his own business in 1901 and a traveller in the metal trades working for Elkington & Co in 1911. She exhibited seven works, mostly enamel panels, at the Royal Academy Summer Show between 1905 and 1915. There is a firescreen by Eadie in the collection of the Victoria and Albert Museum (http://collections.vam.ac.uk/item/O371916/fire-screen/ accessed 1 August 2013).
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Case of Jewellery
Case of Jewellery
Exhibitions, Meetings, Awards and other Events
Exhibited at The Eighty-Second Autumn Exhibition at the Rooms of the Society, New Street (Royal Birmingham Society of Artists), 1908-1909
'Case of Jewellery '
Exhibited at The Forty-Sixth Spring Exhibition at the Rooms of the Society, New Street (Royal Birmingham Society of Artists), 1911
'Case of Jewellery'
Exhibited at The Exhibition of the Royal Academy of Arts (Summer Exhibition), 1768-
1905 - 1915
Exhibited 5 times, seven works in all (all pieces were religious subjects: three enamelled panels, a processional cross and three biblical figures)
Exhibited at Royal Society of Artists Birmingham Arts and Crafts Exhibition, 1909
Exhibited a processional cross: p. 20 (Case 11); also exhibited a case of four jewellery objects: p. 21 (Case 17, A-D).
Institutional and Business Connections
Elected professional associate member of Royal Birmingham Society of Artists
1915 - 1940 (Presumed)
The book 'The History of the Royal Birmingham Society of Artists' (p. 51) gives 1914 as the date of Eadie's election; however, she is first listed in the Society's exhibition catalogues as an Associate member in Spring 1915. Last listed in Spring 1940 [there are no listings from Autumn 1940 to Spring 1946; not listed in Autumn 1946]. From Spring 1927 listed as A.R.B.S.A.
Descriptions of Practice
Occupation given in Census Returns of England and Wales, 1911
Census Returns of England and Wales, 1901
Class: RG13; Piece: 2924; Folio: 35; Page: 11
Census Returns of England and Wales, 1911
RG14PN17856 RG78PN1091 RD383 SD1 ED33 SN42
England & Wales, FreeBMD Birth Index, 1837-1915
Name: Kate Muriel M Eadie Date of Registration: Apr-May-Jun 1878 Registration District: King's Norton Inferred County: Worcestershire Volume: 6c Page: 498
Citing this record
'Miss Kate Muriel Eadie', 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=msib4_1203689295, accessed 17 Apr 2014]