1864 - 1946

Annie Lucy Hunnibell was born at Ipswich on 17 May 1864, eldest daughter of Charles Frederick Hunnibell, a music seller, and his wife Anne Franklin (17 July 1829-15 April 1907), youngest daughter of Isaac Franklin (1793-1842), who married at St Nicholas church, Ipswich on 9 March 1853. Annie's father kept a music shop at 45 Butter Market, Ipswich and Annie was an assistant in his shop and was a talented pianist, making her debut recital at Ipswich Public Hall in 1886. Young Annie studied at the Ipswich School of Science and Art and was a painter in oil of landscapes and a member of the Ipswich Art Club 1885-1889 but had exhibited from 45 Butter Market, Ipswich in 1881, three paintings 'Autumn Fragments', 'Early Spring' and 'Snowdrops', in 1882 five works 'Near Home-The Grove, Stutton', 'Snowdrops', 'The Drift, Stutton', 'Pound Lane, Hackney' and 'Near Alton Hall, Stutton', in 1883 four works 'Spring', 'Church Lane, Stutton', 'Fish Pond, Crowe Hall' and 'View on the Orwell, from Cliff Lane' and a further twenty-one works 1885-1890, mostly local views including in 1888 ‘Cottages at Long Melford’, ‘Playford Hall’ and ‘Melford Green’ also in 1889, exhibiting at the Woodbridge Art Exhibition at the Assembly Room at the Bull Hotel, Woodbridge several oil paintings. She married at Ipswich in 1892, Albert Mowle (28 July 1869-13 March 1951) and in 1901 was living at Bawdsey Road, Alderton, Suffolk, the 36 year old wife of 30-year-old Albert, a police constable, and their three daughters, Edith Annie 7, Alice Elizabeth Cassandra 5 and Winifred Kate 2, all born at Lowestoft. By 1911, they had moved to 45 Norwich Road, Lowestoft with the addition of a son Albert Edward, born at Alderton in 1901. In 1939, living at 32 Princes Street, Lowestoft with her husband Albert, now a police pensioner. Annie Lucy Mowle died at Lowestoft in 1946, aged 81. Her painting of a 'Cornish Village' offered at auction in 2011 is now in private hands in the USA.

Works by This Artist