Newquay on the Cornish Coast

1946 about
Herbert Alker Tripp

Painting, oil on canvas, original artwork for Great Western Railway poster, Newquay on the Cornish Coast, by Alker Tripp, about 1946. Depicts four figures on a cliff overlooking a sandy beach, a man with his arm around a woman, pointing, and two women seated on the grass. Two young women are descending steps carrying surf boards, and in the distance is the sea and a headland. Signed by the artist at bottom left, beneath the image. There is a blank space at the bottom approximately 120 x 630 mm to allow for the insertion of text.


Pictorial Collection (Railway)
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poster artwork
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