Wednesday, 12 October 2016

Haslingden In Art (22 pictures or sketches within our collection)



Here we have some fabulous paintings or artwork associated with Haslingden and Haslingden artist. The following examples have been kindly offered for show on the Haslingden Old and New facebook site, or sent in direct to the Blog.  If you have any contributions you would like to share with us all please get in touch at (bryan.yorke@sky.com)

Charles Lane, Haslingden (Click over to enlarge)
Watercolour by J. Scholes

Kindly shared to our Facebook page by Michael Ryan who has had this hanging on his wall since work took him away in the 1970s. Reminders of Home -  Top of Charles Lane as a reminder of mum working at Flash Mill.


Robin Hood, Holcombe Road (Click over to enlarge)
Watercolour by J. Scholes

Kindly shared to our Facebook page by Michael Ryan who has had this hanging on his wall since work took him away in the 1970s. Reminders of Home -  Robin Hood for dad's tales of taking billy cans for a couple of pints for the lads when working at Holden Wood. 

Haslingden Old Road (Click over to enlarge)
Watercolour by J. Scholes

Kindly shared to our Facebook page by Michael Ryan who has had this hanging on his wall since work took him away in the 1970s.  Reminders of Home - Haslingden Old Road - As a memory of long summers play

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The Commercial (Click over to enlarge)
Watercolour by Arthur Kirby


Top Of Deardengate (Click over to enlarge)
Watercolour by Arthur Kirby

Market Place (Click over to enlarge)
Watercolour by Arthur Kirby

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A drawing of Major David Halstead and called "Haslingdens "David"
by Sam Fitton (1922)



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A drawing of Major David Halstead and called "Our Major"
by Sam Fitton (1922)

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A drawing of Major David Halstead and called "The Major, The Antiquarian Major"
by Sam Fitton (1922)


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View looking up Charles Lane from the end of Prospect Terrace (Click over to enlarge)

Watercolour kindly shared by Allan Bradshaw who's late cousin did the painting in the 90s.


Victoria Park (Click over to enlarge)

Watercolour kindly shared by Allan Bradshaw who's late cousin did the painting in the 90s.

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Wesleyan Chapel, Grane (Click over to enlarge)

Watercolour painting by Sam Good

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Deserted School and farmhouses - Haslingden Grane (Click over to enlarge)

Watercolour by J. Warburton 1962

Owned and shared to us by Jacqueline Ramsbottom


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A snow scene of Carr Mill and Martin Croft (Click over to enlarge)

Watercolour by Nellie Tindley and shared by her son in law Bob

painted Late January 1977, painted from the backyard of 302 Blackburn Road



"Raingrane" (No.27)
watercolour by John Holt
On view in Haslingden Library


St. Thomas Musbury - Spring

A beautiful charcoal drawing by J.G. Hassell (1983)

Kindly shared to us by Beverley Moore


King George V and Queen Mary visit to Haslingden in 1913  (Click over to enlarge)
The artiste is D.J. Sherburne
(It seems the painting adorns several houses around our area)

Kindly shared to us by Terry McGuire
A 4"x3" miniature of the Calf Hey Reservoir
A watercolour beautifully painted by Colin Reeve

Manchester Road Church, Haslingden (Click over to enlarge)
a fabulous charcoal print by John Hassell (1983)
Kindly shared to us by Alison May and uploaded here on 18th December 2016


Lower Bridge (Bridge End), Helmshore (Click over to enlarge)
a fabulous charcoal print by John Hassell (1983)
Kindly shared to us by Alison May and uploaded here on 18th December 2016 

Cross Street North and South (Click over to enlarge)
oil painting by Derek Woodhall c1983
This painting adorned our walls at one time when we lived on Cross Street North.

Michael Davitt in the upper room of what is now the Haslingden Library (Click over to enlarge)
Author of this sketch unknown. It is time this beautiful artwork was included within the Haslingden In Art