From 1949-1953 I attended Rochester Technical College and the Rochester Art School. During that time Eastgate House was a museum and had one room dedicated to Edwin Henry Elliot’s furniture from the time he lived at Acorn House, Rochester.
Thomas Hellyar Foord owned Acorn House and donated the money to the purchase of Eastgate House. Edwin Henry Elliot was his accountant and secretary for many years and was involved in replacing the Cathedral’s four spires with one single spire. I have some sketches of E.H.E.’s Chippendale furniture made in the Elliot Room when I was at Art School.
Edwin Henry Elliot was Edwin John Elliot's Grandfather.
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