- 1893-1921 (Creation)
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0.42 cubic metres
5 boxes, 6 rolls, and 6 wrapped items
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Mabel Leaf was born in York in 1872, the daughter of Matthew Leaf, a clerk and later assistant manager of the Gas Works, and his wife Alice.
A talented artist, Leaf produced many paintings of stained glass in York churches between 1906 and 1922, including Holy Trinity Goodramgate, All Saints North Street, and York Minster, as well as stained glass designs and topographical watercolours.
In 1908 her work was reproduced in Reverend P. J. Shaw’s edited work ‘An Old York Church, All Hallows in North Street: Its medieval stained glass and architecture depicted by Mabel Leaf and E. Ridsdale Tate.’
Her work was also exhibited in the Merchant's Hall, York, in September 1922, as well as posthumously in the USA in the 1930s.
Mabel Leaf died at York on 2 August 1927, aged 55.
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