“Poll Tax Queue Hitchin” by Leslie Dargert – Old Town Hall, Brand St, Hitchin, Herts, UK
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N 51° 56.954 W 000° 16.776
30U E 686951 N 5758887
Quick Description: A view down Brand St dominated by the Old Town Hall in the foreground.
Location: Eastern England, United Kingdom
Date Posted: 9/30/2014 7:39:10 AM
Waymark Code: WMMJXT
Published By: Groundspeak Premium Member fi67
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Long Description:
Freda Leslie Dargert was born in 1923 in Hitchin. Her father and grandfather were accomplished amateur painters and encouraged the young Leslie in her artistic endeavours. After the Second World War Leslie emigrated to America and started painting street scenes of her American home town. In 1962 she returned from America and again lived in Hitchin. She continued painting local scenes and people in and around Hitchin. She has shown her work at the Royal Academy of Arts in London. Leslie Dargert died in 2011.

The painting is oil on board and dates to 1992. It is part of the Hitchin Museum and Art Gallery collection.
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Artist: Leslie Dargert

Date of Painting: 1/1/1992

Date of Your Photograph: 9/30/2014

Medium of Painting: Oil on board

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