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Hordle Cliff Watercolour Collection

Dorothy Whately-Smith, wife of the founder of Hordle House, painted a collection of beautiful watercolour paintings of life around Hordle House, including several of Hordle Cliff beach.

Boys on the Beach, by Dorothy Whately-Smith
Boys on the Beach, by Dorothy Whately-Smith
We were over the moon to recently discover a collection of watercolour paintings by Dorothy Whately-Smith, wife of headmaster and founder of Hordle House school, Ernest Whately-Smith.

A beautiful range of colours complement the charming scenes around Hordle House and Hordle Cliff and give us a glimpse of the outdoor life of the pupils of Hordle House in the 1920s and 1930s.

If you would like to purchase a print of one of these delightful images, please see the below details:

Pack of 5 postcards includes one A6 postcard of each: Boy on Beach, Boy in the Snow, Children on Beach, Hordle Cliff, Beach Huts.
Cost £3.50 per pack or 3 packs for £10

Individual A5 print: Boy on Beach, Boy in the Snow, Children on Beach, Hordle Cliff, Beach Huts.
Cost £3 each or 5 prints for £12

Individual A4 print: Boy on Beach, Boy in the Snow, Children on Beach, Hordle Cliff, Beach Huts.
Cost £5 each or 5 prints for £20

For postage costs, and to order any of the prints, please contact Samantha Allen on


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