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BAILEY, Wellesley Cosby Patrick

Born: 1874
Died: 1954 06 08


Was born in London; it is not known as yet where he trained. By 1927 he was working for the Public Works Department in Pretoria. Bailey regularly contributed paintings to the South African Academy [of Arts] exhibitions, the subject matter mainly Italian landscapes or townscapes. He had married in Florence. By 1935/6 was resident in Norwood, Johannesburg. He died in Benoni, having retired from the Institute of South African Architects in 1947; the Johannesburg Art Gallery has some of his work.

There is also a listing of this practitioner on the Dictionary of Scottish Architects.

AIAA; ISAA 1927; TPIA 1927. (ISAA mem list; SAAR Oct 1954:43 death notice; SAB&AT Mnl 1937:9 TAD MHG 3504/54)

All truncated references not fully cited in 'References' are those of Joanna Walker's original text and cited in full in the 'Bibliography' entry of the Lexicon.

Books citing BAILEY

ISAA. 1927. Register of Members the Institute of South African Architects. Johannesburg: ISAA (Unpublished Record). pp B1