Item 002/15 - School from the South by F.G. Worlock (OW 1901-1905)

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GB 2014 WS-03-PIC-002/15


School from the South by F.G. Worlock (OW 1901-1905)


  • 1903 (Creation)

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1 item, Oil on canvas

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Name of creator


Biographical history

Worlock, Frederic George, son of Thomas Worlock, of St. Johns Wood, by Sophia Eliza­beth, daughter of Walter Thornhill, of Paddington; b. Dec. 14, 1886; adm. Sept. 26, 1901 (G); left July 1905; an actor, first appeared at the Coronet Theatre, Notting Hill Gate, Feb. 17, 1908, in Much Ado about Nothing; has since played mainly in the U.S.A.; a regular film­ actor at Hollywood from 1939; a member of the Benson company 1905-10; enlisted in 14th Batt. London Regt. (London Scottish) Nov. 9, 1914; temp. Capt. in the same, Nov. 30, 1915; wounded March 28, 1917; M.C. Nov. 26, 1917; m. 1st Feb. 11, 1911, Olive, daughter of Robert Noble, of Liverpool; 2nd Elsie Ferguson, actress, daughter of Hiram Benson Ferguson, of New York; d. 1973.

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The chairs are set out as for prayers; the shell is absent; the bust of Busby now on the Grand Staircase is at the far end; there is a desk and blackboard in the left foreground; two boys are on the right in the middle-ground.

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Access to collection items is granted to bona-fide researchers, by prior appointment, subject to the overriding provisions of relevant legislation, including Data Protection.

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A reprographics service is available to researchers subject to the access restrictions outlined above. Copying will not be undertaken if there is any risk of damage to the item. Copies are supplied in accordance with Westminster School

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624mm x 754mm

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Westminster School Archive

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  • English


  • Latin


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