Lanyon, Miss Katherine (1862-1928): Edwin 'Neddy' Hall (1841-1909), Boatman, Custom House Quay, Falmouth, oil on board, 31 x 23.5 cms.
About the frame
About the Artist
Research has revealed that Miss K. Lanyon is Katherine Rosina Lanyon who was born and lived her entire life in Falmouth. She was a spinster who lived with her parents at Tasman Villa, Stratton Terrace and then moved to Florence Terrace where she was housekeeper for her brother George, a medical practitioner, until his death in 1916. No information has been found about her artistic career. She died at 1 Florence Place and is buried with her parents at Budock Cemetery.