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Ethel Moorhead

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Born 1869, died1955

Ethel Moorhead’s father was an army surgeon, and the family lived in India, Mauritius and South Africa before settling in Dundee. Three brothers and her sister, Alice, all became doctors. Moorhead trained as an artist in Paris at Whistler’s studio, returning to Dundee keep house for her ageing parents. Her own studio, shared with a Miss Oliphant, was in the King Street Arcade, Dundee (now demolished). She exhibited her paintings widely, including in Glasgow, Liverpool, London and Dublin.

Sources
The Biographical Dictionary of Scottish Women
Entry by Mary Henderson
Dundee Women's Trail
Mary Henderson and the Dundee Women's Trail
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