1906 Halftone Print Ship Inn Village Ward Somerset England Porlock Thatch XGEA1

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This is an original 1906 black and white halftone print of the Ship Inn which is located in Porlock which is a coastal village in Somerset, England. A survery conducted in 2010 found that this village has the most elderly population in all of England, with 40% of the population being of pensionable age. Photography by C.W. Barnes Ward.

CONDITION

This 105+ year old Item is rated Near Mint / Very Fine. Light aging throughout. No creases. Minor print defect - top. No surface rub.No tears. No water damage.

  • Product Type: Original Halftone Print; Black / White
  • Grade: Near Mint / Very Fine
  • Dimensions: Approximately 6 x 4.5 inches; 15 x 11 cm
  • Authentication: Serial-Numbered Certificate of Authenticity w/ Full Provenance
  • Protection: Packaged in a custom archival sleeve with an acid-free black board (great for display, gift-giving, and preservation)

This image stems from a collection depicting the country surrounding Devon, England, made famous by author Richard Doddridge Blackmore. Blackmore was one of the most famous English authors in the latter half of the 19th century, and is most remembered for his work, Lorna Doone (1869). Explore the various areas relating to Blackmore and his works with photography by C. W. Barnes Ward. To view more images from the collection, select the link offered at the bottom of the product condition.

Keywords specific to this image: United Kingdom

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