David Trace was born in Cardiff in February 1937, and died in London in January 2006.
He was a painter, sculpter and photographer, a brother, uncle and friend to many.
He is very sadly missed and fondly remembered.
Here we can share and enjoy memories, recollecting his life and work in its many aspects.
Tuesday, March 31, 2020
Photos of Camden Lock, 1976 - From Richard Horne
Richard Horne has just written to me, saying "I was a blacksmith/wrought ironworker in The Lock for just two years from 1976 to 1978. I have black and white photos of my ironwork printed by Dave in his studio."
He's included some pictures:
Camden Lock, circa 1976
Richard's mother standing outside the workshop he shared with a silversmith, Paolo. Dave's studio backed onto theirs. Richard writes, "Sadly, those structures have not survived the developments of later years."
Workshoppers sharing lunch in the drought of 1976. (Richard is third from the left facing the camera in the lower picture. Unfortunately Dave isn't present.)