Chester, the old port.
Your copy will give you pleasure every time you see it upon your wall.
76 x 152 cm (2′ 6″ x 5′), This fine example of meticulous research is now a private collection.
Available as a signed limited edition print from our ‘Prints’ page.
Port of Chester 1863, this painting is a significant piece of art, real historical worth, it faithfully shows in great & accurate detail, the striking contrast between river trade then, a bygone way of life & our modern world.
A timeless print, signed, numbered, recorded delivery from my ‘Marine Art Prints‘ page.
Chester, a civic reception for a great painting, 220 prints sold by the gallery AE Dutton & Sons in 2 weeks, why? Answers are in this text !
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There is so much accurate detail in this Chester painting I could write a book !
Many of the good people who assisted my research are sadly, no longer with us.
The Chester port is shown here on a fine May morning in 1863 represents the combined knowledge of many people particularly from Chester who generously gave time and knowledge to ensure this is the most accurate possible historical ‘guess’ possible.
Detailed in the ‘Further Reading’ page [see link below]
This was meticulous, our best possible historical ‘guess’, this can never be repeated as many of those who assisted with the research have since ‘passed on’.
The ghost of Salty Cyril, a coat of arms, a research story that produced many fascinating insights into a largely forgotten part of Chester’s story …
The buildings, activities, the bridge, all were researched in detail. You can read more by following the ‘further reading’ link below, it’s informative, fascinating, fun, almost a book, enjoy.
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The original, a large painting five feet across is now owned by a millionaire in Plymouth.
The canal barges in the picture reminded him of his boyhood.
Background history, images and the development of this painting.
Further reading: read the story, see the images and discover the development of this painting.
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