Painting of Portishead 'B' Power Station

Description
Commissioned by the Central Electricity Generating Board, this is one of a number of architectural views by Tristram Hillier. Although the power station was operational in 1956, when Hillier painted it, he shows it during construction, revealing an interesting industrial structure. He lived near Glastonbury from 1947.
Accession Loan No.
WESTM : 1994.302
Simple Name
painting
Medium
oil
Common Name
painting of Portishead 'B' Power Station
Production Person Surname
Hillier (1905-1983)
Production Person Initials
Tristram
Production Country
England
Material
canvas, hessian, wood
Period Classification
Modern (AD 1800-Present)
Collection Class
Fine Art
Production Town
Glastonbury
Production County
Somerset
Production Continent
Europe
Production Date
1956
Topography Town
Portishead, Somerset
Topography Building Keyword
Portishead 'B' Power Station
Created At
2016-05-07 16:52:25
Updated At
2016-05-07 16:52:25

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