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Wales - Sherwin

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Wales - Sherwin Summary

Title - Wales - Travel by Train.
Artist
- Frank Sherwin (1896-1986).

Description
- A lovely, almost certainly generic, view of what is probably central Wales. A shepherd and his sheep, a woman and child in the village, farmhouses, a stone bridge and some rugged hills - the essence of mid Wales. Bright, colourful and peaceful.

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

Other Details:
Original Vintage British Railway Travel Poster.
Published by The Railway Executive (Western Region) P.R.10
Printed in Great Britain by Waterlow & Sons Limited, London and Dunstable

Condition Grade and Condition Report:
Grade: B+/A-, conservation-backed on linen.
Linen backed as acquired, minor watercolour touch-ups and a little age-discolouration remains along some fold lines. More detailed photos, or before photo, are available on request if required.

More About The Artist:
Frank Sherwin was a marine & landscape painter in oil & watercolour and a poster designer. He was born in Derby in 1896, the son of a painter.
He served in WW2 as a camouflage advisor around East Anglian airfields, and achieved a prolific output of art for the railways with posters for GWR, LMS, LNER & BR.

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