Mary Linwood
(1756-1845)

woman and needlework artist

Died aged c. 89

Mary Linwood (1755–1845) was an English needle woman who exhibited her worsted embroidery or crewel embroidery in Leicester and London, and was the school mistress of a private school later known as Mary Linwood Comprehensive School. In 1790, she received a medal from the Society of Arts.

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Mary Linwood 1756-1845 eminent needlework artist lived near this site at 'The Priory', Belgrave Gate.

Thomas Cook Travel, 10 Belgrave Gate, Leicester, United Kingdom where they lived near