Joyce Dennys and Budleigh Salterton , An Artist's Life and Work in her Place and Times , 1893 to 1991 BY POST product photo

Joyce Dennys and Budleigh Salterton , An Artist's Life and Work in her Place and Times , 1893 to 1991 BY POST

Price: £30.20

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We are so delighted to be able to sell this book - and the full price of every book sold will go in support of the Fairlynch Museum.

Joyce Dennys who was born in British India in 1893 lived for eighty of her ninety-seven years in Budleigh Salterton. For much of that time she did so in unwilling disguise as Mrs Evans the doctor’s wife. As her real self Joyce Dennys – the illustrator, humorist, cartoonist and writer she produced work that would have been familiar to almost everyone between the 1920s and 1950s – especially to those who took the Sketch regularly..

However, it was not until after 1965 following the death of her husband known locally as Doctor Tom that she was able at the age of seventy-two to concentrate on painting for her own satisfaction. Among her works are twelve lively portraits of daily life in Budleigh Salterton which are reproduced in this book, as are several of her exquisite flower paintings.

In addition to its many illustrations the book contains a large selection of Joyce’s writing and in telling the story of her life and times, local writer Sarah Bussy supplies her readers with some interesting social history.

We are very grateful to Sarah for her support.

Price £25 plus post and packing which takes the cost to £30.20.
If you live in Budleigh Salterton, we can deliver and you should order via the LOCAL listing in the shop, which is for £25 only. Thank you.

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