The Peasant People

The 5 key members of the Peasant Arts movement, Haslemere, UK were interlinked by family connections:

Greville MacDonald (1856-?)

  • joined the movement after it had begun
  • well-connected eldest son of the author George MacDonald
  • Ear, nose and throat doctor at Kings College Hospital and Harley Street
  • financially supported the Peasant Arts movement
  • negotiated the purchase of the Museum of Peasant Arts
  • Edited The Vineyard magazine with Maude
  • Author of numerous books on varied subjects including fairy stories
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