Helen's Tower, Bangor, Northern Ireland (the original one!)

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$53.50
Hilary Robinson

Bangor, United Kingdom

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Sizing Information

Small 8.0" x 10.6"
Medium 12.0" x 15.8"
Large 16.0" x 21.1"
X large 20.0" x 26.4"

Features

  • Each print is individually stretched and constructed for your order
  • Epson pigment inks using Giclée inkjets to ensure a long life
  • UV protection provided by a clear lacquer
  • Cotton/poly blend Canson canvas for brighter whites and even stretching

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Artist's Description

Helen’ s Tower, in the Clandeboye Estate in County Down, was built in memory of Helen Selina Blackwood, Lady Dufferin, by her son in 1861.

At the beginning of the First World War, many men of the 36th (Ulster) Division trained in Clandeboye Estate before being sent to the war in 1915.

On 1st July 1916, the Ulster Division suffered more than 5,000 casualties in one day, and a copy of Helen’s Tower has been built at the Memorial to those missing in action at Thiepval in France. It is known as the Ulster Tower.

My painting is based on a photograph by Redbubbler Jonny Andrews. Check out his other excellent images.

This is Jonny’s image of Helen’s Tower

and this is the Ulster Tower at Thiepval.

The painting is soft pastels and pastel pencils on Art Spectrum Colourfix, slightly larger than A4. Original available.

And here is the painting as a print

Thank you for reading this little piece of our history.
Hilary.

Artwork Comments

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