Seaby, Allen William

Reference: Ure Museum/2020.4.1Date: early 20th CExtent: The Ure Museum holds one colour block print by Seaby, entitled "Bay of Salamis".

Seaby was a Professor of Fine Art at University of Reading, and a friend and colleague of Percy and Annie Ure. For more information on Seaby as an artist and writer of children’s archaeology books, see the Ure Museum’s digital exhibition “Allen Seaby’s Archaeology for Children“.  A related biography of Seaby can be found here.  Read Seaby’s unpublished children’s book “Leon of Messalia”, set in 400 BC Athens here.

Other works by Allen Seaby can be found in the University of Reading’s Art Collection. The University of Reading Department of Typography and Graphic Communication holds a substantial archive of Allen Seaby’s work as an artist and writer, as well as a collection of his woodblocks and tools.

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