A bit of Old Lynmouth

A pen and ink drawing done by F.J. Widgery. These were his forte, and he is regarded highly by historians as being a master of this particular skill. Widgery is well-known throughout Devon for his extraordinary sketch collection - consisting of 500-600 works - which he bestowed upon the Royal Albert Memorial Museum in the occasion of his death. These pencil and crayon sketches were done for study as well as for leisure. They range to anything from the Devonshire landscape to studies of light and shadow as well as sketches of a variety of animals.

Object Summary

Accession Loan No.
Fine Art
Collection Class
pen and ink on beige card
Common Name
A bit of Old Lynmouth
Simple Name
Inscription Transcription
A bit of Old Lynmouth Sept 13/18 F J Widgery
Period Classification
World War I (1914-1918)
Production Town
Production County
Production Country
United Kingdom: England
Production Date
Production Person Initials
Frederick John
Production Person Surname
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A bit of Old Lynmouth