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Legh Mulhall Kilpin and his wife Blanche
Legh Mulhall Kilpin and his wife,
Blanche Kilpin, 1902


Painting in Canada between 1906 and 1919, Legh Mulhall Kilpin was a prolific and accomplished artist and art instructor.

Born in 1853 on the Isle of Wight, Legh Kilpin worked as an artist and an art educator in Britain. In 1906, he and his family emigrated to Canada with the help of his prosperous brother George who lived in Montreal. Kilpin was 52 when he arrived in Montreal in 1906 with his wife Blanche and their three children: Noel, Marie and Eric.

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