BARKER, Anthony Raine

1880 - 1963

Anthony Raine-Barker

Anthony Raine Barker was born at Greenhill, Harrow on the Hill, Hendon on 4 September 1880, son of Henry Raine Barker (1829-23 August 1902), student at law, and his wife Caroline (Lina) Haynes, daughter of the late George Haynes, who married at Trinity Church, Frogmore, Hertfordshire on 30 July 1868. In 1881, newly born Anthony, was living at Harrow with his parents 51-year-old Henry and 36-year-old Caroline with three siblings, Francis Raine 10, Maurice Raine 7 and Esta Raine 5, they retained three indoor servants. Anthony was educated at Framlingham College, Suffolk and studied at the Royal Institute of British Architects and in 1909, won the R.I.B.A. John Soane medallion for design and the following year awarded a certificate of honourable mention in the William Tite prize. He married at St Paulinus Church, Crayford, Kent on 26 February 1916, Martha Lydia Patricia Russell (20 November 1883-), known as Patricia, youngest daughter of Thomas Russell. Anthony, who played hockey for Middlesex, in 1939 was an architect and a builder living at Water Mill House, Dingleden, Cranbrook, Kent with his wife. Anthony was also an artist in watercolour and an engraver and lithographer, and he designed advertising posters for London Transport 1913-1914, and later for Shell Oil in 1925. A member of the Society of Graver-Printers in Colour and the Senefelder Club he exhibited at the Royal Academy, Walker Art Gallery and elsewhere and he also illustrated several children's books with woodcuts including 'The Fairyland Express',1925, and 'Hidden Gold', 1926. Anthony Raine Barker died at Queen Mary's Hospital, Sidcup, Kent on 9 August 1963, aged 82 being survived by his wife, a son and a daughter. He sometimes hyphenated his surname as Raine-Barker.

Royal Academy Exhibits
from 9 Pennard Mansions, Goldhawk Road, West London
1910 1366 Peeling Potatoes - etching
from 4 Library Mansions, Pennard Road, West London
1913 1582 The Lonely Artist of Shepherd's Bush - etching
1915 232 Malines Cathedral - etching
from Patterdale, Sidcup, Kent
1920 849 Hemmingford Church - watercolour
         1084 South Downs - dry point
1922 758 Richmond, Yorks. - watercolour
1923 764 Rye from Winchelsea - watercolour
1926 763 Broadway, Cotswolds - watercolour
         786 Rye, Sussex - watercolour
1928 765 Arundel - watercolour
         776 Bamburgh - watercolour
1932 914 Wiveton and Blakeney - watercolour
         933 Blakeney - watercolour
1933 996 Corfe - watercolour
1934 759 The Mendip Hills - watercolour
         808 Wells from the South - watercolour
1935 807 A Barge on the Broads - watercolour
1936 1006 Rye Harbour - watercolour
1937 912 Medway - watercolour
1939 996 Corfe - watercolour

Works by This Artist