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Canal Scene

Photo credit: Rotherham Heritage Services

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Hargitt was a Scottish ornithologist turned painter. He was born in Edinburgh where he studied art at the Royal Scottish Academy. As an ornithologist he was considered an expert on woodpeckers, and was said to have the finest collection of bird’s eggs in existence.

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More information

Canal Scene




oil on panel


H 21 x W 31 cm

Accession number

ROTMG : OP.1978.209

Acquisition method

gift from Edward Nightingale, 1908

Work type


Inscription description

E Hargitt


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