The exhibitor was from West-hill, Ottery St Mary when he showed work at NAG in 1927. The reviewer comments 'Hand-wrought ironwork has a resourceful exponent in ...[Mr J A R S]'. Earlier in the same article he remarks 'A feature is the clever workmanship of a Devon blacksmith. At the present rate of development the time may come when the crafts section at Newlyn will be entirely Cornish.'
Craftworker in metal
NAG July 1927 (Hand-wrought ironwork)
Western Morning News 20 Jul 1927
Hardie (2009) Artists in Newlyn and West Cornwall (p272)