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Rowel Friers

 (1920 - 1998)
Rowel Boyd Friers was active/lived in Ireland.  Rowel Friers is known for Painting.

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Rowel Friers was a cartoonist and illustrator born in Belfast in 1920. He was educated at Park Parade Intermediate School, Belfast and then in 1935, he began an apprenticeship as a designer and lithographer at S.C Allen & Co Ltd. He went on to further his education at the Belfast College of Art.

From the age of four, Friers has been drawing cartoons of people such as his relatives. In 1940, the Portsmouth Evening news became the first newspaper to publish Rowel’s work and this was the beginning of his career. After that, he set up his own studio and began producing images for other publications.

Friers was appointed MBE in 1977 and then in 1981, he was awarded an Honorary MA from the Open University. He was also ele   ...  Displaying 750 of 813 characters.

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Farmstead AND a study of a tree (2)
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RINGDUFFERIN NEAR KILLINCHY, COUNTY DOWN
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THE BELFAST BUSINESSMAN BELIEVES THAT IT'S BETTER TO LOOK DOUR & MAKE MONEY, THAN TO SMILE & LET PEOPLE KNOW YOU LIKE WORKING FOR THEM
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