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#785337 - 12th Apr 2013 9:06pm St Marys
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I spotted this water colour on the St Marys page that was linked to in another thread.

I was wondering, where do you think the artist was standing when he painted it?

I think it must be the top of Holt Hill area.


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#785346 - 12th Apr 2013 9:22pm Re: St Marys [Re: nuddy]
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Ahh! That's a lovely picture.Hard to imagine now, don't you think? Is there any date on it?
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#785353 - 12th Apr 2013 9:26pm Re: St Marys [Re: nuddy]
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Yes, its by a painter called John Glover, around 1840.

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#785477 - 13th Apr 2013 12:48pm Re: St Marys [Re: nuddy]
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does anyone know if this painting is also from john glover ?
its wirral from Bidston Hill


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#785694 - 13th Apr 2013 11:44pm Re: St Marys [Re: nuddy]
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That's interesting!

Do you know if he was from this area?
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#785696 - 13th Apr 2013 11:46pm Re: St Marys [Re: granny]
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Can anybody pinpoint all the church spires in this picture?

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#785703 - 14th Apr 2013 12:06am Re: St Marys [Re: Stegga]
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I'd go for left to right- St James's, Flaybrick, St Marys, St Johns(demolished) and Christ Church,Oxton.
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