You know him from The Bride of Frankenstein, but he was friends with John Singer Sargent, and wrote a book on embroidery, Ernest Thesiger

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(c) Manchester City Galleries; Supplied by The Public Catalogue Foundation

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Victoria and Albert Museum, Portrait of Ernest Thesiger by Alexander Christie

Victoria and Albert Museum, Portrait of Ernest Thesiger by Alexander Christie

 

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      • I do hope you find it. My grandfather didn’t do anything as beautiful, but I suspect his interest in craft work arose out of WW1 rehab as well. I expect the same could be said for his brother who was skilled at macrame, amongst other things.

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