This illustration of a viola by Joseph Hill was published in The Strad, March 1985. The following text is extracted from the article accompanying the photographs:

At the Philips January event, the limelight was on violas. A fine Joseph Hill of London 1770 15 7/8 inches back with notably wide bouts, that had been in the Sir George Donaldson collection and is still in virtually mint condition, sold for £5,720.