Artists have always been inspired by travel. Sometimes it is foreign travel, sometimes from city to countryside, sometimes just around their local area. Here are selection of works from our collection relating to the theme of journeys and travel.

8 artworks

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Robin Hood's Bay, North Yorkshire
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Robin Hood's Bay, North Yorkshire

Robin Hood's Bay, North Yorkshire
Frederick William Jackson (1859–1918)
Oil on canvas
H 107 x W 86 cm
Gallery Oldham

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The Drinking Place
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The Drinking Place

The Drinking Place 1900
Stanhope Alexander Forbes (1857–1947)
Oil on canvas
H 174 x W 152.5 cm
Gallery Oldham

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The Needles, Isle of Wight
© the artist's estate. Image credit: Gallery Oldham

The Needles, Isle of Wight

The Needles, Isle of Wight
Charles Pears (1873–1958)
Oil on canvas
H 38 x W 59.5 cm
Gallery Oldham

Landscape, near Halifax, West Yorkshire

Landscape, near Halifax, West Yorkshire
Stanley Spencer (1891–1959)
Oil on canvas
H 50 x W 60 cm
Gallery Oldham

Harding Down, Llangynwyd, Bridgend

Hardings Down, Llangynydd (Llangennith) 1928
Cedric Lockwood Morris (1889–1982)
Oil on canvas
H 61 x W 75 cm
Gallery Oldham

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The Serpentine Quarry, near Mullion, Cornwall
© the artist's estate / Bridgeman Images. Image credit: Gallery Oldham

The Serpentine Quarry, near Mullion, Cornwall

The Serpentine Quarry, near Mullion, Cornwall c.1920
Samuel John Lamorna Birch (1869–1955)
Oil on canvas
H 90 x W 120.5 cm
Gallery Oldham

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Toledo, Spain
© the estate of David Bomberg. All rights reserved, DACS 2024. Image credit: Gallery Oldham

Toledo, Spain

Toledo, Spain 1929
David Bomberg (1890–1957)
Oil on canvas
H 58.4 x W 76.2 cm
Gallery Oldham

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The White Mountain
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The White Mountain

The White Mountain
William Stott (1857–1900)
Oil on canvas
H 94.6 x W 145 cm
Gallery Oldham