Green and Pleasant Land; JULIE CHAMBERLAIN Goes on a Journey through Warwickshire's Pastoral Past

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Green and Pleasant Land; JULIE CHAMBERLAIN Goes on a Journey through Warwickshire's Pastoral Past


Byline: JULIE CHAMBERLAIN

THE pastoral past of rural Warwickshire is evoked in the heart of one of its busiest towns.

Leamington Art Gallery & Museum is showing This Green and Pleasant Land, covering themes such as farming, recreation and the two world wars to look at how life in the villages of Warwick district has changed over the past 200 years.

The exhibition includes items used in agriculture and rural life from the museum's own collection, and some that have been borrowed from local people.

There are also information boards to spell out the changes and move the exhibition forward through time.

Paintings from the 19th century show rural life as it was at the time, and members of the Leamington Photographic Society have been to some of the places depicted to take pictures of how they look now; in lots of cases there is not as much change.

The paintings and drawings on show are mostly by a small number of artists and it would have been nice to have been told more about them, if it was known.

There is Harvest Scene, a painting from Elizabeth Whitehead from 1879 and next to it contemporary artist Jo Roberts has stitched a work showing a project where she "repatriated" country items from the museum with their original home.

Thomas Baker is one artist with several works on show.

His Wheatfield, Newbold Farm, of 1857 shows the peaceful scene above the growing town of Leamington, this area now a park.

He has also painted a peaceful Ashow village.

Sarah Metcalf 's An Old Bridge, Stoneleigh, from the late 19th century shows the stonework in watercolour, and a recent photograph is not very different. …

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