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Ernest Procter and Newlyn School Artists

St Hilary Church



St Hilary Church in West Cornwall contains numerous artworks created by artists associated with early 20th Century Newlyn School. The works were commissioned by Reverend Bernard Walke with the majority, including the white crucifix, the pulpit and two relief works on copper executed by Ernest Procter. Other artists include Dod Procter, Norman Garstin, Alethea Garstin, Harold Knight, Harold Harvey, Roger Fry and Annie Walke. In 1932 the church was vandalised by Protestant extremists who were opposed to Walke's Catholic sympathies.


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