(1870 - 1951)

No. 4354 - The Green, Stow-on-the-Wold


There are two notable groups of Stannard artists, the first being part of the Norwich School of painters with seven artists, most notable being Eloise Harriet Stannard whose artwork was used by at least eight greeting card manufacturers.

The second group with ten artists is detailed in the book "Stannards of Bedfordshire" by Anthony J. Lester, published by Eastbourne Fine Arts, ISBN 0902010 11 5, which contains biographical information for most of the painters.   Salmon are using two from this latter group and produce postcards, books, notelets, calendars and place mats.

Henry John Sylvester Stannard (HSS).   Born in London 12th July 1870, was educated at Bedford Modern School, then trained at National Art Training School, South Kensington, he obtained his teaching Diploma at the age of 16.   He was an art teacher at Flitwick, Bedford, Kettering Grammar and Northampton Grammar.   He was also an accomplished violinist and singer.   He died on 21st January 1951 at Bedford Hospital and was cremated at Kettering 26 January 1951.

His daughter Teresa Sylvester Stannard (TSS), born 14 December 1898 at Flitwick near Bedford.   Educated at Bedford High School.   She was a very talented artist and sold 3 small water colours to Queen Alexandra in December 1909.   She was the youngest exhibitor at the Royal Academy in 1915.   She died 23rd July 1947 at her home in Bedford and was cremated at Kettering.

Postcards:- (HSS)Title & [Earliest Date Seen]
3854The Harbour, Mevagissy [13/6/53]
3855Penmare Rocks, Nr. Mevagissy [30/9/34]
3856Mevagissy [30/7/45]
3857Mevagissy [15/8/38]
3868Waterworks Valley, Jersey [22/6/53]
3869Greve De Lecq, Jersey
3916Looking To Herm From Jerbough, Guernsey [21/8/47]
3917Guernsey Harbour and Fermain Point [12/8/46]
3918Port De Moulin, Sark [26/9/51]
4351Bourton-On-The-Water [25/4/54]
4352Moreton-In-The-Marsh [5/9/49]
4353Bourton-On-The-Hill [16/6/48]
4354The Green, Stow-On-The-Wold
4355Upper Slaughter
4356Burford From The Tolsey [28/8/56]
2-33-06-74The Cotswolds, Multiview
2-44-00-47Cornwall, Multiview [30/8/94]
2-59-09-25Godshill, Isle Of Wight
5-02-07-21The Inner Harbour, Mevagissey, Cornwall
5-02-07-022The Harbour, Mevagissey, Cornwall
5-02-07-23The Quay, Mevagissey, Cornwall
15-33-06-42Upper Slaughter[16/04/96]
15-33-06-43Fairford Watermill and Church
15-33-06-45The Watermill, Lower Slaughter [14/4/94]
15-33-06-46The Cross, Stanton
15-33-06-48The Green, Stow-On-The-Wold
15-33-06-52High Street, Burford [14/5/94]
15-33-06-53High Street, Moreton-in-Marsh
15-33-06-55The Square, Stow-On-The-Wold
15-33-06-56River Windrush, Burford
15-33-06-57Upper Slaughter
15-33-06-58Cirencester, The Market Square
15-33-06-59An Old Corner, Painswick
15-46-02-20The Inner Harbour, Mevagissey, Cornwall
15-46-02-21The Inner Harbour, Mevagissey, Cornwall

17-44-02-10The Inner Harbour, Mevagissy, Cornwall

Paperbacked Books:-(HSS) & (TSS)
English Teatime Recipes (HSS) x 1
Favourite Biscuit Recipes (HSS) x 2
Favourite Chocolate Recipes (TSS) x 1
Favourite Cotswold Recipes (HSS) x 8 views
Favourite Country Wines And Cordials (HSS) x 8 & (TSS) x 6
Favourite Peak District Recipes (HSS) x 1

Hardbacked Books:-(HSS) & (TSS)
Beautiful Cotswold Country by Brush and Pen (HSS) x 2
English Flowers and Gardens (HSS) x 1 & (TSS) x 3
England's Pleasant Pastures - A countryside collection by brush and pen (HSS) x 10 & (TSS) x 1
Picturesque Cornwall by brush and pen (HSS) x 2

Calendars:-(HSS) & (TSS)
1999   Engagement Notes, Chevening Series 3-08-01-19 (TSS) x 1
1999   Memories Appointment Calendar, Chevening Series 3-08-04-19 (HSS) x 2
2001   Artist's Britain, Academy Series 60-07-03-03 (HSS) x 2
2003   Engagements Notes, Reminders Series 63-07-03-03 (HSS) x 1
2004   Engagements Notes, Reminders Series 63-07-03-04 (HSS) x 2

Place mats
Beside The Kennett by Henry John Sylvester Stannard RA
Old World Cottage by Henry John Sylvester Stannard

(HSS) Was also used by printer F Jenkins of Southwold, Suffolk in several series, also by Photochrome Ltd, with 12 views

(HSS)'s sister, Lilian Stannard was used by Tuck's for four Great Eastern Railway Official cards also four other series.   F Jenkins also used her for one card.

(HSS)'s father, Henry Stannard, was used by Tuck's with 12 views in 2 series, also Valentines with birds.

Donald Stannard
August 2008

Please click on the postcard to go to the sps page.