#MuseumFromHome – Day 212

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Day 212 of our #MuseumFromHome project and today we look at watercolour from 2000 by local artist and architect David JP Morgan, entitled Bright Sky On The Paragon. Although having had no formal training as an artist David always had an overriding passion to paint. Born and raised in Tenby, he went on to attend University in […]

#MuseumFromHome – Day 211

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Day 211 of our #MuseumFromHome project and today we look at the Woolhouse Beacon. The Woolhouse Beacon was situated on the Woolhouse rocks in the stretch of water known as Caldey Sound, beyond St Catherine’s Island. It was an unlit seamark, erected in 1842. It cost £4237 8s 8d to construct. It consisted of a spherical iron […]

#MuseumFromHome – Day 210

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Day 210 of our #MuseumFromHome project and today we look at a post-medieval crotal bell. This is made from a cast metal, on a presentation stand (handmade). It was found by found by Edward Laws in Dale in the 19th century. Crotal bells were commonly attached to horse drawn vehicles in order to warn people of their […]

#MuseumFromHome – Day 209

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Day 209 of our #MuseumFromHome project and today, after yesterday’s tragic tale, we look at a delightful pencil drawing by EJ Head of St Issell’s Church, Saundersfoot. Edward Joseph Head (1863 – 1937) was a well-respected artist and teacher who held Art Classes in Tenby, He taught a young Augustus John and it was on his recommendation […]