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Charles H Harrison

Charles Harmony Harrison was born in a squalid and over-crowded Yarmouth alley known as Row 33 in January 1842. Natural history became his favourite subject at school, while sketches made during youthful trips to Bradwell, Burgh Castle and Caister displayed yearning affection as well as natural flair.

As he had to help with the family income, Charles Harmony Harrison was apprenticed as a sign-writer in the Row 45 workshop of Mr platt where he developed his colour sense and learned a great deal about mixing and applying paints. In his spare time he completed his education by reading, visiting exhibitions …

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