John Pendlebury dressed up as a Native American, crawling on the ground with a toy axe and dog in the background, in the garden at Holly Bank, Bradford, Yorkshire [Violet and Herbert Mitchell’s house] (1913)

Early Life & Family

John Devitt Stringfellow Pendlebury was born in London on October 12, 1904 to Lilian Dorothea and Herbert Stringfellow Pendlebury, Consulting Surgeon to St. George’s Hospital London.  While an infant, John suffered the loss of his right eye and for the remainder of his life had to wear a glass replacement.

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