Charles Harmony Harrison (1842 - 1902)
C H Harrison was born in 1842, Great Yarmouth, England in what was known as Row 33 and was apprenticed to a sign writer in the Row 45 workshop of a Mr Platt. It was here that he learned about mixing and applying paints along with developing a knowledge and sense of colour. In his spare time Harrison completed his education by reading, visiting exhibitions and studied the Norwich School of Artists especially the works of Crome and Cotman.
In 1859 he joined the Yarmouth Artillery Volunteers and later the Rifle Volunteers. In 1870 he was given an unwanted box of watercolour paints and discovered his artistic ability in this particular medium. He soon
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