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Antique Watercolour Chester City Scene Painting (c. 1886)

Status: This item has been sold
Sold by: Yolanda Gray Antiques

This antique has been viewed 9 times in the past month with the most views from Finland.


• Circa: 1886
• Artist: Possibly Francis Walker (1848 – 1916)
• Period: Victorian
• Origination: Chester, UK
• Picture depicts a street scene in Chester
• Painted near the Old Bowling Green
• View of Chester cathedral in the background
• Atmospheric painting
• Contemporary wooden frame

This is an interesting watercolour with body colour depicting a Chester street scene taken from the old Bowling Green, viewing Chester cathedral in the distance. The painting is initialed “F.W.” and is dated 1886. The picture is extremely atmospheric and shows the city street life as it was. The predominant colours in the painting are cream, grey and fawn.

This interesting painting is executed by a professional hand, possibly Francis Walker (1848 – 1916) who was a famous book illustrator and studied at the Royal Dublin Society and drew illustrations for the “Illustrated London News”.

This item would look great in a variety of rooms from the hall way, to the living room or bedroom. This truly is a very beautiful item and would certainly grace any home. So don't miss out your chance to own such a lovely antique item.

Frame Height: 31cm
Frame Length: 37cm
Painting Area Height: 17cm
Painting Area Length: 22cm

Delivery to any address in mainland England & Wales is £45. For delivery to Scotland & Ireland, please email for a quote. If you wish to avoid the delivery cost, you can collect the item in person.

Returns & Refunds:
A 7 day “no quibble” return policy (from the date you receive the item) is available if you are not happy with this item. You will be given a refund (excluding delivery cost) as long as the item is returned in the same condition. The buyer is required to cover the cost of transit if the item is returned.

Further Information:
If you require any further information or additional photos, please phone 07960 738 212 or email

We will accept cash on collection, cheque, credit card, electronic bank transfer or via PayPal. Payment must be made within 2 days of the sale.

About the Seller:
This item is being sold by Yolanda Gray Antiques who is a member of LAPADA (the UK’s largest Trade Association of Professional Art and Antique Dealers). All LAPADA members abide by their strict Code of Practice.

Yolanda Gray has dealt in fine art and antique furniture for over 30 years. Yolanda Gray has a special interest in Colonial furniture, specifically Colonial Four Poster Beds. Yolanda Gray also provides a variety of fine English Antique Furniture, Art and Fabrics to clients in the UK, Europe and further afield.

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Ref: Chester Painting No. 4

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This item is antique. The date of manufacture has been declared as 1860.

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Yolanda Gray Antiques
Unit 4
Organsdale Farm
United Kingdom

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