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Major Alfred Bennett Bamford (1857 – 21 October 1939) was a painter known for pictures of Essex.

Life
Prittlewell by Bamford

Bamford was born in Romford in 1857. He studied at the private Heatherley School of Art. He was a prolific artist who donoted a large quantity of paintings into public ownership on condition that they were displayed. In 1930 when he moved to Cheshire he gave 150 paintings to Romford.[1]

Bamford had been a member of a local voluntary regiment. By 1897 he was an honorary Major. During the first World War he was in charge of some prisoners near Chelmsford.[1]

Bamford has a small number of paintings in important public collections.[2]


References

Alfred B Bamford, LBBD.gov.uk, retrieved 12 July 2014
Paintings by Alfred B Bamford at the Art UK site

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