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ALLEN, Lillian B.

Born
Winnipeg, Manitoba, 1904
Died
Victoria, Brisith Columbia, 1995
Biography synopsis
Lillian Beatrice Allen began her professional career lecturing in the University of Manitoba Faculty of Agriculture and Home Economics in 1934 and retired as Associate Professor in 1971. After retirement, she grew in reputation as a nature photographer. In 1990, she published the book "Frost" which includes her photography.
Media used
Painting
Photography
File & Archive locations
Art Gallery of Ontario - Edward P. Taylor Research Library and Archives
London Public Library, ON
National Gallery of Canada, ON - Library and Archives
University of British Columbia - Fine Arts Library
Winnipeg Art Gallery, MA - Clara Lander Library
Canadian Women Artists History Initiative Documentation Centre, QC
University of Manitoba Archives & Special Collections
Provincial Archives of New Brunswick
Library and Archives Canada / Bibliothèque et Archives Canada, ON
BIBLIOGRAPHY

Writings about
Baker, Marilyn. "Lillian B. Allen." The Winnipeg School of Art: the Early Years. Winnipeg: The University of Manitoba Press, 1984.
Mahoney, Jeff. "A Thriving Family Tree: 300 Years in the Life of the Allens is a Rich, Refreshing Read." The Spectator 9 Jan. 1999.

Writings by
Allen, Frank and Lillian Allen. The Frank Allen Papers, 1904-1965. 1965.
Allen, Lillian. Frost: Photographs. Winnipeg: Hyperion Press, 1990.
Allen, Lillian B.. A Study of the Design of Furniture Constructed from New Materials from 1925 to 1945. Syracuse, NY: Syracuse University, 1947.
Allen, Lillian et al. Reminiscences of the Allen Family. 1970.

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