Newquay on the Cornish Coast

Made:
1946 about
maker:
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.

Details

Category:
Pictorial Collection (Railway)
Object Number:
1977-5730
type:
poster artwork
status:
Permanent collection

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