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1965T5417 Tunbridgeware Picture - Battle Abbey

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Title: 1965T5417 Tunbridgeware Picture - Battle Abbey
Description: 1965T5417
Tunbridgeware Picture - Battle Abbey, 1800-50
Mosaic panel of Battle Abbey made in the Fenner and Nye workshop, possibly as early as 1820. This is a highly skilled piece which uses different shades of wood mosaic to achieve an almost "watercolour" appearance. The maker is able to show the abbey in perspective by increasing the size of the wood blocks from left to right.

Purchased from Edward H Pinto, 1965.

Social history
Birmingham Museums Trust/Birmingham Museum & Art Gallery
Pinto Collection
Usage Rights: CC0 - Public Domain
Size: 55.11 MB; 4106 x 2345 pixels; 348 x 199 mm (print at 300 DPI); 1086 x 620 mm (screen at 96 DPI);