James Lynwood Palmer

James Lynwood Palmer
James Lynwood Palmer was a British artist who lived in Heston, he was born in Market Rasen Lincolnshire in 1868 and emigrated to Canada when he was just 17 years of age.
As can be seen in the paintings below prices vary greatly for his work
Horses in an extensive landscape sold for £57,000 in London on 1st of July 2006
Horses in Central Park sold for $200 in New Jersey on 2nd of May 2024

The photographs above are as follows. 1/ James Lynwood Palmer’s grave at St Leonards Church in Heston. 2/ Lynwood Palmer with staff and friends  in the stable yard of The White House Heston 1930, where he lived from 1911 to 1941 when he died.  3/ The White House Heston. 4/ The newly opened public house The Master Robert on the Great West Road in 1929, the horse “Master Robert” won the 1924 Grand National after being cared for by Lynwood Palmer in Heston. The coach he is on is The Telegraph Coach which he used to set a record time from London to Southampton. 5/ The White House (see separate page) from a newspaper clipping supplied by Dr Russell Blacker. 6/ A better picture of no 4. 7/ Upper Sutton Lane looking towards the junction with Sutton Road around 1920, the barns on the left were part of the White House owned by Lynwood Palmer, the gate on the right led to The Hermitage the last thatched house in the borough.8/ A better picture of The White House. 9/ Lynwood Palmer’s resting place in St Leonards Church Heston. 10/ A photograph of Lynwood Palmer.

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