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Maud Russell Diaries in Telegraph

Excerpts from the wartime diaries of Maud Russell have been published in the Daily Telegraph. In a previous post it was explained how she commissioned Rex Whistler to paint murals in her┬ácountry house at Mottisfont in Hampshire where there is … Continue reading

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Rex Whistler Exhibit at Mottisfont Abbey

The Guardian has reported an exhibit of the works of artist Rex Whistler at Mottisfont Abbey, a National Trust property located in Hampshire between Winchester and Salisbury. Whistler decorated the interior of the house in the late 1930s when it … Continue reading

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