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Angus, Peggy [1904-1993. UK. Painter/Tile/Wallpaper Designer]


Margaret MacGregor Angus [commonly known as Peggy Angus] was born in Coronel, Ch… subscribers only

A photograph of Peggy Angus

A photograph of Peggy Angus


1. Arber, Katie. ‘Peggy Angus, designer of modern tiles for modern Britain’. Journal of the Decorative Art Society 1850 to the Present Day vol. 26, 2002 pp. 121-134

2. Hall, Diana, Moss, Graham and Whalan, Kathy. Peggy Angus : Influence and inspiration. Oldham: Incline Press, 2005 [Piblished in conjunction with an exhibition at the St. Bride Printing Library, London, 2005]

3. Russell, James. Peggy Angus designer. Woodbridge, England: Antique Collectors’ Club 2014

4. Trant, Carolyn. Art for Life : The story of Peggy Angus. Oldham: Incline Press, 2004

5. Trant, Carolyn. ‘”The ideas I’ve had that no-one has followed up!”: an interview with Peggy Angus' in Women Designing: Redefining Design in Britain between the Wars. Edited by Jill Seddon and Suzette Worden. Brighton: University of Brighton, 1994 pp. 99-103


Art UK 

Artist Biographies [Subscription service] 

Artistic Horizons. Peggy Angus, part four 

Artistic Horizons. Peggy Angus, part one. 

Artistic Horizons. Peggy Angus, part three 

Artistic Horizons. Peggy Angus, part two 

Cambridge Imprint 

Cooke, Rachel. 'Peggy Angus was a warrior. Women weren't supposed to be like that'. The Observer 6 July 2014 

Harrod, Tanya. ‘Obituary: Peggy Angus’ Independent 2 November 1993 

Herbert, David. How I met: print legend Peggy Angus. Hole & Corner 

hisorywomenbrighton. In Praise of Peggy Angus 

James Russell, ‘Angus, Margaret MacGregor [Peggy] (1904–1993)’, Oxford Dictionary of National Biography, Oxford University Press, Sept 2016 [Subscription service] 

Peggy Angus. Museum of Domestic Design & Architecture 

The National Archives 


YouTube. Peggy Angus with Clare Dales [Audio, 57 mins]