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Rushbury, Sir Henry George [Harry]locked

(1889–1968)

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Rushbury, Sir Henry George [Harry] (1889–1968), painter and engraver, was born on 28 October 1889 at Harborne, Warwickshire, then still a country village on the outskirts of Birmingham, the younger son of G. Norbury Rushbury, a clerk, and his wife, Naomi Fennell. The father, when unsuccessfully job-hunting, used to take his son with him on visits to churches and other old buildings, thereby developing the boy's powers of observation and kindling what was to be a lifelong and essential interest in immediate surroundings....

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