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P.J. Hill   BIOGRAPHY

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Inside tent White Horse Hill Chislehurst, c.1915
Framed (ref: 4253)

Inscribed with title on reverse

Watercolour, 6 3/4 x 4 3/4 in. (17 x 12 cm.)


 




P.J. Hill

21017 Private P.J. Hill, D Company, 20th Battalion, The County of London Regiment. Studied at Lambeth School of Art, St. Oswald's Place, Upper Kennington Lane. Resided at 6 Amott Road, Peckham Rye, London in 1895.


During the War, Hill had produced, a series of watercolours recording life on the Home Front as  he moved around London and the Home Counties from Cromwell Gardens in Kensington to guard duty at Alexandra Palace,e from the Cliffe Fort in the village of Cliffe on the Hoo Peninsular in Kent, to Chislehurst (the White Horse Hotel) and Beckenham. Well into his 40s during the war he would have been too old to serve overseas.

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