What's the Story? - After a visit to Durlston Country Park, 2 miles up the hill from Swanage town centre, head south to Anvil Point Lighthouse. The lighthouse built from locally quarried stone was completed in 1881 and gives a clear line to the west from Portland Bill and to the east, guides vessels away from the Christchurch Ledge and leads them into the Solent. The light was originally illuminated by a paraffin vapour burner, and the fog signal was a small cannon giving a loud blast every five minutes. Automated in 1991. The lighthouse is now monitored and controlled from Trinity House’s Planning Centre in Harwich, Essex.
Original - Original painting 50cm x 70cm. Acrylic on canvas. Varnished and ready to hang, painting wraps around the side/edge of the canvas therefore framing is optional.
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What's the Story? - Richard was inspired by the modernist 1950's architecture of Boscombe Pier and decided to paint it in a graphical, simplistic style. The pier, like most piers, was partially demolished during World War...
We have taken into consideration that you may not want to go to the expense of having your prints professionally framed (although they do look great when they are!) so have kept to standard sizes, these all include an approximate 5mm white border -
A4 Prints - (paper size) 21cm x 29.7cm will fit 'off the shelf' A4 frames
A3 Prints - (paper size) 29.7cm x 42cm will fit 'off the shelf' A3 frames, but check frame measurement first
A2 Prints - (paper size) 42cm x 59.4cm will fit 'off the shelf' A2 frames
A6 Postcards - (card size) 148mm x 105mm will fit off the shelf frames if required