ArtPost: Walton On The Naze

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£2.90

Stay connected to friends and family using #Artpost, the brand new card personalisation and delivery service from Birmingham Museum & Art Gallery.

Send a beautiful card and thoughtful message to a loved one without having to leave the safety and comfort of your own home!

It couldn't be easier to stay in touch! Simply fill out the boxes above, telling us the recipient's name and address, and the message you would like us to put in your card (max 100 words). then just add the card to your basket and make your purchase. 

We then print your message inside your chosen card and send it out by first class post. Normally our cards arrive within 3 days.

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Walton On the Naze, Ford Maddox Brown, 1859

This card features a 1859 painting of a small town on the Essex coast. The gentleman on the left is the artist Ford Maddox Brown. The lady and the little girl, drying their hair after bathing, are his wife, Emma and their daughter Catherine. The painting is of a leisure theme, promoting tourism to Londoners to travel by the steamer. Visible on the horizon is the smoking factory and the ships in the estuary. A sure contrast to the industrialised Black Country in the West Midlands.