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St. Katherine's Island & Fort, Tenby - Drawing ©2015 by Jon Phillipson Brown -  
    
    fort, coastal defence, Tenby, Wales
St. Katherine's Island & Fort, Tenby - Drawing ©2015 by Jon Phillipson Brown - fort, coastal defence, Tenby, Wales
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St. Katherine's Island & Fort, Tenby

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This artwork is part of the gallery Tenby Drawings.

Britain's coastal defences fascinate me. This fort, built in 1870, is an example of a Palmerston Fort. Never used in anger, these forts were the most expensive coastal defences ever built in peacetime in this country and were sometimes referred to as "Palmeston's follies" I wonder what life was like for the people who worked in them.

I'd love to do a series of drawings, etchings or paintings of other coastal defences - that would be a great project.

I added some effects to this drawing using... Read More
Britain's coastal defences fascinate me. This fort, built in 1870, is an example of a Palmerston Fort. Never used in anger, these forts were the most expensive coastal defences ever built in peacetime in this country and were sometimes referred to as "Palmeston's follies" I wonder what life was like for the people who worked in them.

I'd love to do a series of drawings, etchings or paintings of other coastal defences - that would be a great project.

I added some effects to this drawing using Picasa software.

Related themes: Drawing, Pencil, fort, coastal defence, Tenby, Wales
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