James the Jolly Owl
Sponsor: Jollys - House of Fraser • Artist: Charlotte Moore
About the owl This owl’s theme is based on the beautiful art nouveau frieze in the department store which comprises golden and painted stylised peacocks. Apparently in the 1880s Mr John Jolly owned a house in Milsom Street which became the shop and in his garden he kept peacocks.
About the sponsor Modern, premium department store with fantastic heritage.
About the artist Charlotte studied fine art at Chelsea School of Art and at Falmouth College of Art. Her work is in private collections in Australia, England, France, Holland, Spain and the United States.
Where? Jollys, 13 Milsom St, Bath BA1 1DD (inside store). On the left hand side of Milsom Street going up the hill. Jolly's has a cafe and restaurant, and toilets. Nearest car park Charlotte Street. Viewing 0900-1730 Mon-Fri. 0930-1800 Sat. 1100-1700 Sun.