James Lynwood Palmer

James Lynwood Palmer
James Lynwood Palmer was a British artist who lived in Heston. He was born in 1868 in Market Rasen Lincolnshire. Many works by the artist have been sold at auction, including “Horses in an extensive landscape with figures beyond” sold at Christies in New York “Sporting and Wildlife Art” in 2008 for $35,000. His most expensive painting sold at Sothebys in London on the 1st of July 2004 for £57,000. The artist died in 1941 in Heston.

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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