Edith Elizabeth Williams

Born: Sydney 1868

Died: Sydney 1956

Miss Edith Williams was born in Sydney, 1868. Her older sister Caroline Gertrude Williams was also an artist. The sisters exhibited in NSW c 1890-1920.

Miss Edith Williams was a talented painter who travelled to Paris in 1903 with two other female artists, Miss C Gertrude Williams (her sister) and Miss E Cusack to further their art careers.

She exhibited with the Society of Women Painters and the Art Society of NSW.

William’s lived in Holmwood ave, Strathfield in the 1890s.

In 1925 she married Campbell Pitt Cotton-Stapleton a commander in the Australian Navy.

Thanks to Col Fullagar of Integrity Resolutions for research undertaken.