Harry Rutherford
(1903-1985)

Died aged c. 82

Harry Rutherford (1903–85) was a British painter who is regarded as one of the most important painters of the "Northern School", a group led by L. S. Lowry which depicted the post-industrial changes around North West England. He was the first visual artist to present a television programme, and later became President of the Manchester Academy of Fine Arts.

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Commemorated on 2 plaques

Gerald England on Geograph
Brian Cooper on Flickr

Harry Rutherford 1903-1985 The artist Harry Rutherford lived here, keeping a studio next door. Rutherford liked to paint popular entertainments - music halls, theatres, pubs, the circus and the cinema and sketched for his own television programmes in the 1930s and 1950s.

17, Nelson Street, Hyde, United Kingdom where they was

Harry Rutherford 1903-1985 The artist Harry Rutherford lived here, keeping a studio next door. Rutherford liked to paint popular entertainments - music halls, theatres, pubs, the circus and the cinema and sketched for his own television programmes in the 1930s and 1950s.

Town Hall, Hyde, United Kingdom where they was