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Wainwright in Lakeland

Mary Burkett, OBE became the director of Abbot Hall Art Gallery, Kendal in 1966. She first met Alfred Wainwright in 1962, and would meet every Monday morning to discuss Abbot Hall finances. They quickly became very close friends. Mary accompanied Wainwright on many of his walks. She became his chauffeur and introduced him to places he had never been. 1983...

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