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Artwork Size: 68cm (w) x 49cm (h)
Uploaded on: Monday 10th Jul, 2023
Lyme Regis Harbour Dorset. A colourful oil painting on wooden panel 68cm x 49cm.
The scene shows part of the harbour looking towards the RNLI Lifeboat Station and the Cobb Arms. People are seen walking along the Cobb.
The Cobb is the famous Lyme Regis breakwater, the start of which can be seen on the left of the painting with the people walking along it, past the RNLI Lifeboat Station. It features in Jane Austins novel Persuasion and in more recent past in the film adaptation of The French Lieutenant’s Woman form the novel of the same name by the late author, John Fowles, who lived in Lyme Regis.
Lyme Regis is a coastal town in Dorset, England, located on the Jurassic Coast, a UNESCO World Heritage Site. Lyme Regis is known for its stunning scenery, it’s charming architecture, and rich history. The town became an important fishing port and a focus for the wool trade. Later, it became a popular destination for visitors, with many coming to enjoy the seaside and the town’s natural beauty. Known worldwide for its fossils, which can be found on the local beaches, and it has a museum dedicated to the study of these ancient remains. Today, Lyme Regis is a thriving tourist destination, with a range of attractions for visitors, including museums, art galleries, and a marine aquarium. It is also popular with walkers and hikers, who come to explore the stunning coastal paths and the nearby.