Royal Mail

Attributed to Wilmas Galleries

Reference Number:-  
owg 12  
 

Framed woven picture of Royal Mail coach  

Words:

 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Royal Mail
 
 
Size:
Of Woven picture: cm tall by cm wide
Of card matt: cm tall by cm wide
Comments:
There is a label attached to the reverse of this picture, stating that the tapestry was woven in Yorkshire, without giving a name.
The Wilmas Galleries, Coventry name is also printed, and in the absence of any other information, the picture is recorded under their name.
 
printed back label, with Wilmas name
printed back label, with Wilmas name
 

It is perhaps worth noting that the National Railway Museum, York commissioned several tapestries from H. H. CALMON & CO. LTD, Keighley, Yorkshire. One of those, titled " Mail Coach " appears to be identical to the picture above.
It seems probable that Calmon made woven pictures for a number of different outlets.


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