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Kent, South East, England, United Kingdom (51.24748 0.71051)
Kent was also the location of the largest number of art schools in the country during the nineteenth century, estimated by the art historian David Haste, to approach two hundred. This is believed to be the result of Kent being a front line county during the Napoleonic Wars. At this time, before the invention of photography, draughtsmen were used to draw maps and topographical representations of the fields of battle, and after the wars ended many of these settled permanently in the county in which they had been based. Once the idea of art schools had been established, even in small towns in Kent, the tradition continued, although most of the schools were very small one man operations, each teaching a small number of daughters of the upper classes how to draw and make watercolour paintings. Nonetheless, some of these small art schools developed into much larger organisations, including Canterbury College of Art, founded by Thomas Sidney Cooper in 1868, which is today the University for the Creative Arts.
Surrey, Este Road, Clapham Junction, London Borough of Wandsworth, London, Greater London, England, SW11 2TB, United Kingdom (51.27153 -0.34145)
Coordinates: 51.07150 -0.84893 51.47156 0.05822 - Minimum elevation: 0 m - Maximum elevation: 296 m - Average elevation: 76 m
Dorset, Alder Road, Branksome, Talbot Village, Bournemouth, Christchurch and Poole, South West England, England, BH12 5BJ, United Kingdom (50.79683 -2.41463)
Coordinates: 50.51272 -2.96159 51.08100 -1.68167 - Minimum elevation: 0 m - Maximum elevation: 305 m - Average elevation: 55 m
High Weald AONB, Main Road, Hadlow Down, Wealden, East Sussex, South East, England, TN22 4HS, United Kingdom (51.02761 0.34060)
Coordinates: 50.85633 -0.30345 51.19888 0.78210 - Minimum elevation: 0 m - Maximum elevation: 294 m - Average elevation: 44 m
Tutbury Castle, Castle Street, Tutbury, East Staffordshire, Staffordshire, West Midlands, England, DE13 9JF, United Kingdom (52.85924 -1.69007)
Coordinates: 52.85915 -1.69024 52.85935 -1.68989 - Minimum elevation: 50 m - Maximum elevation: 145 m - Average elevation: 70 m