Painting, oil on canvas, 'Perth Station, Coming South' by George Earl, 1895. Depicts a busy platform with passengers preparing to board a train for London at the close of the shooting season. The scene is set in about 1885, before the station was enlarged. There are crowds of passengers with hunting dogs, including pointers and setters, and among the luggage are grouse, blackcock and stags' antlers. Station porters carry luggage, a boy sells The Scotsman newspaper and passengers bid farewell to their friends and families. There are signs for the Highland and Caledonian Railways, waiting rooms and notices forbidding smoking. Signed and dated by the artist at bottom right. Framed and glazed.
- Pictorial Collection (Railway)
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frame: 1555 mm x 2470 mm x 110 mm,
painting: 1230 mm x 2135 mm
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- oil painting - visual work
- Christopher Wood Gallery
- Permanent collection
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