(1877 - 1969)
Cecilia May Gibbs was active/lived in Australia. Cecilia Gibbs is known for children's book illustrations.
Biography Cecilia Gibbs
Cecilia May Gibbs was born on 17 January 1877 at Sydenham, Kent,
England, and reached Adelaide with her mother and brothers in the
Hesperus on 31 October 1881. She was educated at Amy Best's
girls' school in Perth. From 1901 to 1904 she studied art in
England at the Cope and Nichol school, the South Western Polytechnic,
Chelsea, various night schools and the Henry Blackburn School of Black
and White Art.
Returning to Perth, in 1904 May Gibbs supplied the Western Mail with
articles, illustrations and cartoons, but, restless, she went to
England again in 1909 where she pursued her studies, completed
assignments as an illustrator for George G. Harrap & Co., published
a fantasy about London chimneys,
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