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Home, Gordon Cochrane, 1878-1969 (Author and Artist)



The author and artist Gordon Cochrane Home was born in London on 25 July 1878. He was a magazine page editor at the Morning herald 1900, art editor of The tatler 1901, and art editor of The king 1902-1903. Home was an exhibitor at the Royal Academy. He was a Major in the Royal Army Service Corps, 1914-1920, and served in France and North Africa. He travelled much in North Africa and throughout the then British Empire and later Commonwealth. His published work includes Farnham and its surroundings (1900), The motor routes of England (1909), The motor routes of France (1910), Through Yorkshire (1922), Roman London (1926), Old London Bridge (1931), York Minster (1936) and Cyprus then and now (1960). Gordon Cochrane Home died in 1969.

Found in 1 Collection or Record:

Papers of Major Gordon Cochrane Home

Identifier: Coll-818
Scope and Contents

This largely unsorted collection is composed of: 2 boxes of circa 100 letters from publishers and others, newspaper clippings and other printed matter much of which is about Cyprus, notes, and accounts from the Westminster Bank; and, some 14 bundles of general and private correspondence, and a bundle of 14 diaries up to 1960.

Dates: 1900-1965