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George Burt's Quarry Mine in Swanage, Dorset, 1895

© the copyright holder. Photo credit: Langton Matravers Local History and Preservation Society

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The artist was a Langton Matravers quarryman with a definite artistic talent, but who had no formal training. A very nervous man. He did a spate of paintings after retiring from his strenuous work at the age of 50.

Langton Parish Museum



George Burt's Quarry Mine in Swanage, Dorset, 1895




acrylic on board


H 37.5 x W 48.2 cm

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on permanent loan from the Chinchen family of Swanage, since 1995

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Langton Parish Museum

St George’s Close, Swanage, Dorset BH19 3HE England

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