On the South Downs
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Downland Rambles - Beachy Head | Science Museum Group Collection
Poster, British Railway (Southern Region), Downland Rambles, Beachy Head, Eastbourne, by Adrian Allinson, about 1951. Coloured lithograph depicting the cliff top under a late afternoon sun, showing walkers, cyclists and a car on the road, with the sea and lighthouse below. Below is the British Railways totem sign, with additional text reading "With Cheap Tickets" and "Frequent Electric Trains". Text in the margin reads "Published by the Railway Executive (Southern Region). Ad 6058. Printed…
Familiar Visions: Eric Ravilious & the Sussex Downs
Last weekend I was in Eastbourne, where I attended the opening of 'Familiar Visions' and gave a talk on Eric Ravilious and the Sussex Downs. The show, of watercolours and woodcuts by Eric Ravilious and photographs by his son James, is beautiful. In part it's a celebration of two fascinating areas of England - Downland Sussex and North Devon - and in part an opportunity to view the work of two related artists. James photographed people, whereas Eric tended to leave them out of his paintings…
Seaford, Sussex. Vintage Southern Railway Travel Poster by Leslie Carr
Southern Railway travel poster. Artwork by Leslie Carr. This is truly an outstanding quality poster. It is printed on Fuji crystal archive photographic paper and is by no means a flimsy poster. Please select your size from the drop down menu. Any poster size of 70x100cm or smaller will fit many popular frames that can be purchased in framers and shops such as Ikea.
Bombing the Channel Ports
The Abbot's Cliff sound mirror appears in the 1941 watercolour "Bombing the Channel Ports" by war artist Eric Ravilious (1903-1942).Bombing the Channel Ports© IWM (Art.IWM ART LD 1588)Compa
Roger Fry: A Critic Who Painted
Roger Fry (1866-1934) was the influential art critic who coined the term "Post-Impressionism." He also was a competent painter. For inform...