Paintings by Thomas Colman Dibdin - in Archive
Large watercolour painting held in the family archive.
See another version below
Painting found on two sheets of paper in archive
A painting of Antwerp Cathedral by T.C.Dibdin that has turned up in the USA - see below for details
Anne Jones nee Taylor mother of Mrs TC Dibdin. PAinting presumed to be by T.C.Dibdin
Richmond Park 1878 TCD Archived in Meols
1879 TCD Archived in Meols
1878 TCD Archived in Meols
Print of an original in Saffron Walden Museum
Banstead Downs 1857
Beddington Surrey 1857
About the second Antwerp Cathedral Painting in the USA
The painting restored by someone working for the Smithsonian – quite expensive. We had a fireplace chimney leak and the back of the framed painting was covered in mold which eventually got onto the painting itself. Restoring involved floating the painting in a bath to kill the mold.
During that process the TCD signature (which was just like the top LHS disappeared and the other one appeared (W.A.Church 1553) which is puzzling, especially if the info my mother-in-law provided is correct. I am not entirely convinced it says Church.
had taped a card to the back of the painting when it was left to me.
Her mother purchased it on her honeymoon in England during the 1930s (second marriage).