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James G. Jeffs

The Harbour, St Ives, Cornwall

Period:
20th Century
Description:

This signed image shows a sailing ship and boats in a harbour with houses on the hillside beyond.  There is a lighthouse on the left.  It was mounted and framed in a thin wooden frame by Jeffs.

 

This is the first watercolour Jeffs ever sold.  The inscription on the reverse of the image reads:

 

THIS IS THE FIRST WATER-COLOUR
I EVER SOLD
JEFFS
DEC, 10th 39
Would you believe it!!

Materials/Media:
watercolour on paper
Dimensions:
length 274mm, width 367mm
Source:
Dumfries Museum & Camera Obscura
Accession number:
DUMFM:1975.15.1
Digital Number:
DMFA033n
Creation Date:
Aug-39
Copyright:
Dumfries & Galloway Council