BAILEY, Wellesley Cosby PatrickBorn: 1874
Died: 1954 06 08
Was born in London; it is not known as yet where he trained. By 1927 he was working for the Public Works Department in Pretoria. Bailey regularly contributed paintings to the South African Academy [of Arts] exhibitions, the subject matter mainly Italian landscapes or townscapes. He had married in Florence. By 1935/6 was resident in Norwood, Johannesburg. He died in Benoni, having retired from the Institute of South African Architects in 1947; the Johannesburg Art Gallery has some of his work.
There is also a listing of this practitioner on the Dictionary of Scottish Architects.
AIAA; ISAA 1927; TPIA 1927. (ISAA mem list; SAAR Oct 1954:43 death notice; SAB&AT Mnl 1937:9 TAD MHG 3504/54)
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