Tagged with fine art
‘The introduction of Lady Astor as the first woman Member of Parliament in 1919’ by Charles Sims (1925.81)
Viscountess Nancy Astor (1879 to 1964) made history when she became the first female MP to take a seat in the House of Commons in 1919.
This painting shows a fishing boat casting off in front of the Royal William Victualling Yard shortly after its completion.
Plymouth City Museum and Art Gallery's permanent art collection received a prestigious boost - thanks to the acquisition of a painting by 2013 Turner Prize nominee, Lynette Yiadom-Boakye.
This watercolour by the architect John Foulston (1772-1841) shows a group of buildings on Ker Street that are one of his best known projects.
I always think of sunny days when I see an image or the original of this delightful oil painting by Harold C Harvey (1874-1941). Although undated, we believe that ‘Sport on the Shore’ was painted around 1890. It was acquired by the City Museum and Art Gallery in 1964 – a gift from a private […]
Plymouth’s Ocean City Festival ran from 8 September to 28 September 2014 and one of the highlights was the ‘It’s All About The River’ Film Festival, which celebrates key locations along the Tamar. This beautiful painting from our art collection is called ‘Infant Tamar, evening warbler song’ was created by Cornish artist, Kurt Jackson, who […]
This large sculpture called 'A Royal Game' was on display in the museum and art gallery foyer. It was made by William Reynolds-Stephens (1862 to 1943), an American-born, award-winning goldsmith, painter and sculptor.