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Jacquetta Hawkes (1910–1996), Trustee of the Shakespeare Birthplace Trust

© the artist. Photo credit: Shakespeare Birthplace Trust

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This portrait shows the archaeologist, author, film-maker, broadcaster and peace campaigner Jacquetta Hawkes. She is sitting at her desk, wearing a blue dress; her right profile is shown. Jacquetta Hawkes was the wife of the author J. B. Priestley, whose portrait is shown on the wall behind her. She was also a Trustee of the Shakespeare Birthplace Trust. Priestley said of her: 'What a woman! Ice without, fire within.

Shakespeare Birthplace Trust





oil on canvas


H 74.5 x W 59.5 cm

Accession number

SBT 1996-41

Acquisition method

gift, 1996

Work type


Inscription description

signed and dated H. Martindale 1995

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Shakespeare Birthplace Trust

Henley Street, Stratford-upon-Avon, Warwickshire CV37 6QW England

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