Collection consists of, mainly black and white photographs, of Laura Knight's paintings and of subjects associated with her paintings. The photographs are arranged by subject and include: personal photographs, including portraits of Laura Knight; landscapes; circus people; people and dancers. Poster advertising Laura Knight exhibition, Nottingham 1989. .
Dame Laura Knight Photographic Archive
- This material is held at
- ReferenceGB 1086 Knight
- Dates of Creationc 1950-1970
- Name of Creator
- Language of MaterialEnglish
- Physical Description2 boxes
Scope and Content
Administrative / Biographical History
Dame Laura Knight (1877-1970) was one of Britain's most popular artists during the first half of the twentieth century. She is chiefly known for her technically accomplished paintings of circus and ballet scenes.
Conditions Governing Access
Access for visitors is by appointment only.
Other Finding Aids
List available at the Library (database)
Description by Althea Greenan, MAKE 2002. Submitted to the Archives Hub as part of Genesis 2009 Project.
'The Graphic Work of Laura Knight' by G Frederic Bolling and Valerie A Withington, Scholar Press, 1993. 'The Magic of a Line' by Laura Knight (autobiography) 1965.