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Roberts, William Patrick (1895-1980), painter

Ronald Alley

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

Published in print September 2004 | ISBN: 9780198614111
Published online September 2004 | e-ISBN: 9780198614128 | DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1093/ref:odnb/31614
Roberts, William Patrick (1895-1980), painter


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 ...

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