Penzance in the Duchy of Cornwall

Made:
1946
commissioner:
Great Western Railway
maker:
Leonard Richmond

Painting, oils, Penzance in the Duchy of Cornwall, by Leonard Richmond, 1946. Depicts the harbour and bay at Penzance. In the foreground are houses, the breakwater and lighthouse. The beach stretches towards the town and St Mary's Church in the distance, with hills beyond. There are three yachts at sea, two with orange and one with white sails. In the background are hills and a blue sky. Signed by the artist at bottom left. Below the painting is a blank space designated for the poster text. Original artwork for Great Western Railway poster published in 1946.

Details

Category:
Pictorial Collection (Railway)
Object Number:
1977-5774
Materials:
canvas, oil paint
Measurements:
overall; image: 1016 mm x 631 mm
type:
poster artwork
status:
Permanent collection

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