East End Vernacular Book Launch


10 Oct 2017
Opening times:


Address: The Nunnery, 181 Bow Road, London E3 2SJ

Time: 6-8pm


Join us to celebrate the Gentle Author’s latest book East End Vernacular, Artists who painted London's East End streets in the 20th Century. At 6.30pm The Gentle Author will be introducing his new title as well as signing copies, alongside drinks and live music.

The Gentle Author presents a magnificent selection of pictures – many never published before –revealing the evolution of painting in the East End and tracing the changing character of the streets through the twentieth century.

Among the artists included are John Allin, S R Badmin, Pearl Binder, James Boswell, Roland Collins, Alfred Daniels, Anthony Eyton, Doreen Fletcher, Geoffrey Fletcher, Barnett Freedman, Noel Gibson, Charles Ginner, Lawrence Gowing, Harry T. Harmer, Elwin Hawthorne, Rose Henriques, Dan Jones, Nathaniel Kornbluth, Leon Kossoff, James Mackinnon, Cyril Mann, Jock McFadyen, Ronald Morgan, Grace Oscroft, Peri Parkes, Henry Silk, Harold Steggles, Walter Steggles & Albert Turpin.

The Gentle Author runs the website Spitalfields Life and has published many other titles to date, many of which are currently for sale in the Nunnery Gallery shop. Signed copies of all will be available throughout the evening.

Image: Albert Turpin, courtesy the artist’s family © A.E.Turpin Estate, 2017

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