Painting, watercolour on artists board, Knaresborough by H G Gawthorn, about 1928. Depicts a couple looking from a railway carriage window as it crosses Knaresborough viaduct. Below is the River Nidd, with punts, boats and a road bridge. The man, who is balding and holding a pipe, is seen from the rear, with the woman, who is wearing a hat and holding a guidebook, seen in profile. Framed and glazed (glass). Signed and with title lower right. Small plastic label fixed to the frame along the bottom edge reads: 'KNARESBOROUGH / ORIGINAL DESIGN ON / PERMANENT LOAN/ FROM THE L&NER Co.' Original poster artwork for London & North Eastern Railway poster 'Knaresborough', part of the Quicker by Rail series.


Pictorial Collection (Railway)
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gouache (?), artists board (?) and poster paint (?)
overall; image: 756 mm x 588 mm
overall; frame: 856 mm x 686 mm
painting and poster artwork
British Rail, Add. not known