#MuseumFromHome – Day 217

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Day 217 of our #MuseumFromHome project and today we look at an oil painting of The Green Bridge of Wales by Brendan S Plunkett. The Green Bridge of Wales is a natural arch of carboniferous limestone on the southern Castlemartin peninsula. Erosion has occurred over many years as the winds, pebbles and sand particles have battered the […]

#MuseumFromHome – Day 216

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Day 216 of #MuseumFromHome and today, for Remembrance Sunday, we look at Tenby War Memorial. After WWI communities, facing the enormous losses, began to acknowledge those lost lives by commissioning war memorials. The Tenby Borough Council established the Tenby Memorial Committee. The Mayor was Chairman and the Borough Clerk was Secretary and some representatives from the public, […]

#MuseumFromHome – Day 215

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Day 215 of our #MuseumFromHome project and today we look at a selection of watercolour sketches by John Walter Richards. Richards was born at Birkenhead in 1863 and worked as a solicitor’s clerk while living with his parents in Tranmere. By 1891 the family had moved to West Kirby and Richards was working as a solicitor. Following […]