Newquay from Towan Head

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.
67/1931/442
Category
Fine Art
Collection Class
Drawings
Medium
pencil on buff paper
Common Name
Newquay from Towan Head
Simple Name
drawing
Inscription Transcription
Newquay from Towan Head Dec/19; F J Widgery /19; Exeter City Library 44
Period Classification
Inter War (1918-1939)
Production Town
Exeter
Production County
Devon
Production Country
United Kingdom: England
Production Date
1919
Production Person Initials
Frederick John
Production Person Surname
Widgery
Production Year Low

Production Year High


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Newquay from Towan Head