|Title ID||14321||Collection ID||1853|
|Title||An Artist in the Shadows: Margaret Dora Mendelssohn Benecke|
|Date||11 April 2016|
|Keywords||Cultural Heritage Local History|
|Copyright & Access||Copyright restrictions apply, contact Screen Archive South East for details|
This film tells the life story of the Eastbourne painter Margaret Dora Mendelssohn Benecke (1876-1962) . Margaret was the granddaughter of Felix Mendelssohn. Artist and researcher Dr Jane Palmer interviews relatives, the Towner Gallery, artists and scholars to shed light on the life of this reserved personality.