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Roberts, William Patrick (1895–1980), painter

Ronald Alley

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

Published in print September 2004 | ISBN: 9780198662037
Published online September 2004 | e-ISBN: 9780198614128 | DOI:
Roberts, William Patrick (1895–1980), painter

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Roberts, William Patrick (1895–1980), painter, was born in Hackney, London, on 5 June 1895, the third of the four children (three sons and a daughter) of Edward Roberts, a carpenter, and his wife, Emma Collins. Roberts left school at the age of fourteen and became apprenticed to the poster-designing and advertising firm of ...

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Subjects: Drawing and Pastels ; Painting

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