The Peak District (painting; oil painting; poster artwork)

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Painting, oil on canvas, The Peak District, by Claude Buckle, 1956. Depicts a waterfall on a free flowing river, with trees growing from overhanging rocks. In the distance is a stone bridge, with a peak looming up behind. Signed by the artist at bottom left. Original artwork for British Railways (London Midland Region) poster entitled The Peak District, unsurpassed in beauty and diversity. Part of the See Britain by Train series. Framed, unglazed.

Details

Category:
Pictorial Collection (Railway)
Object Number:
1977-5767
Materials:
oil paint and canvas
Measurements:
frame: 1103 mm x 722 mm x 48 mm,
image: 998 mm x 614 mm
type:
painting, oil painting and poster artwork