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Barbara Jones:
Marconi Transmitting the First Radio Signals from Cornwall to Newfoundland, 1901

Framed (ref: 5804)

Signed, watercolour and pencil, 
11 1/4 x 16 in. (28.5 x 40.5 cm)

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Provenance: Abbott & Holder Ltd, London; private collection
Literature: Ruth Artmonsky, A Snapper Up of Unconsidered Trifles, 2008 p115
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This watercolour was produced for the series of A Half Century of Progress,
commissioned by the Financial Times in 1950. Jones reputation as a water colourist
was already secure, having been one of the most admired – and certainly most
prolific – of the contributors to the Recording Britain project.


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