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Clyde Coast - Macfarlane

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Clyde Coast - Macfarlane Summary

Title - The Clyde Coast - The Narrows, Kyles of Bute - See Britain by Train and Steamer.
Location
- Isle of Bute and Cowal, Argyll & Bute, Buteshire, Scotland.
Artist
- Alasdair Macfarlane (1902-1960).

Description
- A lush colourful view of the narrow sea channel between the Isle of Bute and the Cowal peninsula in Argyll and Bute on the mainland. Although there were never any railways in this part of Scotland, there were and still are regular ferries from Rothesay as well as many day trip ferries throughout the summer months from the Glasgow area.

Year Published - 1950s
Size - Quad Royal  (approx 50 x 40in or 127 x 101.5cm)

Other Details:
Original Vintage British Railways Travel Poster.
Published by British Railways (Scottish Region) -B 15614
Printed in Great Britain by McCorquodale, Glasgow

Condition Grade and Condition Report:
Grade: A-/B+, un-conserved.
Folds, taped edge tears. More detailed photos are available on request if required.

More About The Artist:
Alasdair Macfarlane was born on Tiree in 1902. He was a self-taught artist and moved to Glasgow in 1922. He worked on ships for P Henderson & Co., joined the Clyde Navigation Trust in 1929, and drew ships for Glasgow's Evening Citizen newspaper. He served with the Ministry of War Transport in London 1940-45 and then re-joined the Clyde Navigation Trust. He painted the images for a number of posters for Macbrayne's and British Railways.

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