Early 20th Century
Barmouth

Watercolour, initialled and dated 1923 lower right
Image size: 40 ½ x 25 inches
Hand made frame

Provenance
Commissioned by Great Western Railway 1923

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Original artwork for a railway poster commissioned by Great Western Railway in 1923.

1920s Barmouth was an immaculate town full of smart shops and civic pride and the mountains were full of thriving farms.

A holiday destination found on the west coast of Wales, beyond the mountains of  Snowdonia National Park. It’s remarkable for its breathtaking views of the estuary of the River Mawddach. It could become one your favourite coastal locations in the British Isles because of its magnificent and diverse beauty.