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Gardens at Hammersmith Allotments

© the artist's estate. Photo credit: Garden Museum

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This painting of Hammersmith allotments, dated 1929, is one of the earliest oils to depict an urban allotment. However, not long after it was painted, the site was redeveloped with housing.

Garden Museum


  • Date


  • Medium

    oil on canvas

  • Measurements

    41 x 61.5 cm

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  • Acquisition method

    purchased at Tennants Auctioneers with the assistance of the Heritage Lottery Fund, 2008


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