Early 1930s Design Portfolio Found on Hotel Walls


We spent last few days in Fowey Hall on the coast of Devon. It’s a ramshackle run down hotel featuring young, eager and pleasing staff, a good service ethos, not a bad wine list and to top it all they don’t mind Boy charging about the place. flirting with the staff and taking over the cinema room. It seems when the hotel owners took over the pervious inhabitants took all their pictures with them. I’m speculating that they found a designers portfolio in the attics, framed the up the contents and scattered them about the place. even though most of the drawings seem pretty naive and quaint it works…

I found this one entirely appropriate to the families holiday mood even though she looks wrapped up warm and we basked in the heat wave sun for 10 whole days. Each day she remained me how lucky we were to have this blast of sun and that in a very short time we would be back to the thick coats and hats….

If you need a place to crash in Cornwall it’s worth checking out. Here


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