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PICTURE OF CONWAY CASTLE, NORTH WALES

Made by: Unknown

Currently in storage


About this object

The picture is created from pieces of straw glued to a back board. The picture shown is of Conway Castle in North Wales. The castle is to the right and has many tall columnar towers. Connecting to the castle and extending to the left is a suspension bridge. It has two tall towers and there is a train going across from left to right. Under the bridge are a number of sail and steamboats on the river. The river and sky are colored blue and beige with a wash.

Object name:
PICTURE OF CONWAY CASTLE, NORTH WALES
Made from:
Straw -- beaver board -- wash
Made in:
England
Date made:
Mid 19th c.
Size:
49.5 × 61.6 cm (19 1/2 × 24 1/4 in.)

Detailed information for this item

Catalog number:
34.48
Class:
WOOD
Signature marks:
Credit line:
Bequest of Marjorie Merriweather Post, 1973