Ilfracombe

Made:
1952
artist:
Dobson Broadhead

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Gouache painting, British Railways, original for railway poster by Dolson Broadhead, depicting view
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Painting, gouache on board, Ilfracombe, by Dobson Broadhead, about 1952. Depicts the view looking down on Ilfracombe harbour, with yachts and fishing boats, and a paddle steamer departing through the harbour entrance. In the foreground a man and woman view the scene from gardens overlooking the harbour, with cliffs on the other side. At left is a tree framing the scene, and at bottom right a hydrangea. Signed by the artist at bottom left. Original artwork for a British Railways (Western Region) poster. 25 x 40 in.; 635 x 1016 mm.

Details

Category:
Pictorial Collection (Railway)
Object Number:
1999-7910
type:
poster artwork
taxonomy:
  • visual and verbal communication
  • oil painting - visual work
status:
Permanent collection

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