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Dorothy Hartley

Dorothy Hartley (1893-1985) was born in Skipton, Yorkshire. She studied and taught art throughout her long life, but made her name with a series of books, including the multi-volume The Life and Work of the People of England. In the 1930s she journeyed by car from Egypt to the Congo, taking many phorographs which were later exhibited at the Imperial Institute, and later she travelled widely in the British Isles. These journeys became the source of much of her writing. After a successful career,...See more