COBBOLD, Adele Harriette

1837 - 1917

As Adele Harriette Dupuis, she was born at Eton, now in Berkshire, on 1 February 1837, daughter of Revd George John Dupuis (1795-1884), Vice-Provost of Eton College and rector of Creeting St Mary, Suffolk, and his wife Julia Maria née Roberts (1804-1866). She was married by her uncle, Revd Harry Dupuis, at Eton College Chapel on 20 April 1858, to John Patteson Cobbold, and they had eight children. A member of the Ipswich Fine Art Club 1899-1915 and, as Mrs J. Patterson Cobbold, exhibited from The Grove, Ipswich in 1901 nine watercolours 'A Day at Syracuse', 'Gurgente', 'Vesuvius Sunset', 'Srindgur', 'Early Morning, Kashmir', 'Olive Groves, Palmi', 'In a Mogul Garden' and two entitled 'Taormina' but she did not exhibit again until 1909 when she had nine pictures of Norwegian scenes on show. She died at The Grove, Ipswich on 9 November 1917.