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Watercolour - But O For the Touch of a Vanished Hand

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Birmingham Museums and Art Gallery

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Basic Information

Accession Number:1890P86
Collection:Fine Art Prints and Drawings
Date:1888 - 1888

Maker Information

Artist:Walter Langley - View biography for Walter Langley


In 1882, Langley settled in Newlyn, Cornwall. The subjects of his paintings were typically Cornish fishermen and their families. The title is taken from the Tennyson poem 'Break Break Break'.

Purchased from Birmingham Art Circle, 1890.

Further Information

Production Period:19th century
Medium:Watercolour with scraping on Whatman paper.

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Height:673 mm
Width:955 mm