Tag Archives: Llwyn Derw

House of Mystery, with a heart of oak (object no.169)

This oil painting of a country house used to hang in our much humbler family home, from the time Mum inherited it from Auntie in 1971, until her own death 30 years later. Prior to that it had hung on … Continue reading

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A Tenerife terrier and a Welsh pony (object 43)

This lovely postcard-sized pen and ink sketch of a cheeky terrier peeking over a ledge (windowsill? balcony? verandah?) bears the legend “Teneriffe 1889” and what appears to be a Fry signature.  Closer inspection however (with the aid of a magnifying … Continue reading

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