11 June 2004
William Biscombe Gardner (fl. 1874-1919)
Packing the golden hops
signed and dated '(W. Biscombe Gardner. 1913.' (lower left) and further signed and inscribed 'No 3 "Packing the Golden Hops" Ham Farm. Withyham, Sussex. By W. Biscombe Gardner Hillsborough 3 Prospect Road Tunbridge Wells' (on an old label on the reverse) and further inscribed 'Exhibited at The Royal Academy of Arts 1913' (on an old label on the reverse)
oil on canvas
32 x 54 in. (81.3 x 137.2 cm.)
Mrs M. Kelsey, Sussex.
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London, The Royal Academy, 1913, no. 295.
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