Engraving (unknown title)
Research by Marjorie Gregson
Jessie Currie was a well known artist and illustrator for several publishers. She illustrated Nursery Rhymes of Olden Times for the publishers Jarrold and Sons, and produced two books herself, Sunshine and Showers Through Childhood Hours and Once Upon A Time.
She was also a postcard illustrator for Raphael Tuck.
Her European scenes were very popular and are still collectable.
Records show that she exhibited at The Royal Academy’s
Acc No unknown
Artist Jessie Currie
Artist Dates 1863-1945
Donor James Turner
42 Lightburne Avenue, Lytham St Annes
Date donated 24 May 1948
unlocated at this time, presumed missing
James Turner also donated two engravings by Walter Dendy Sadler (after):
End of the Skein
Toddy at the Cheshire Cheese