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British History (Pat Nicolle)
John O'Groats (Original)

John O'Groats (Original) by British History (Pat Nicolle) at The Illustration Art Gallery

Ref: NicolleJOG (Click for LARGE picture)

Artist: Patrick Nicolle (biography)
Medium: Gouache on Board
Size: 13" x 17" (330mm x 420mm)
Date: 1970

This is the original Gouache painting by Patrick Nicolle.

John O'Groats was named after Jan de Groot a Dutch sailor who first organised a ferry service between The Orkney Islands and the mainland. That's his eight sons arguing over their octagonal table.

From the top: the Stacks at Duncansby Head, Dunnet Head (the most northerly point on the mainland) The Castle of May, the City of Thurso, Vikings arriving in Caithness and a Wild Cat with a Pine-Marten, a Stag Deer and two Golden Eagles.

From the series British Headlands, Look and Learn 449, 22 August 1970.


Price:  150.00
     IN STOCK         $

        

British History (Pat Nicolle)

British History (Pat Nicolle)