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Built in 1865, as the home of the Branwell family. Penlee House is home to many paintings by members of the Newlyn School. It is also home to the Penzance Natural History and Antiquarian Society collection.

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Penzance – Gateway to West Cornwall

Acc.no: PEZPH : 1989.2048


IDENFIFICATION

Full Name: lithographic railway poster

Brief Description: This is an advertising poster for the Great Western Railways Company. Penzance Borough Council commissioned several tourism posters in conjunction with the railway companies. This particular one was the subject of much discussion. The Council complained that St. Michael’s Mount was depicted incorrectly, and that the Scillionian was shown sailing off course, both of which were changed.


PRODUCTION

Person: Riley, Henry

Production Date: undated

Height: 1015mm

Width: 635mm

Medium: ink

Support: paper


Category: Fine Art

If you are interested in learning more about this item please contact us and reference "PEZPH : 1989.2048"

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