John Atkinson (Newcastle, Staithes Group, 1863 - 1924)
"1 1/2 Mile Starting Post. Gosforth Park", horses and jockeys assembling before a race, watercolour, signed and titled, an inscription on the backboard suggests the work was exhibited at the Royal Academy, in pen lined card mount and gilt frame under glass, 45 cm x 36 cm overall, picture 17cm x 27cm in original frame with Mawson Swan label
[Atkinsons works are held by the Laing and Hatton Galleries, Newcastle, Shipley Art Gallery, Gateshead, and the Pannett Gallery, Whitby.]

1/2 mile starting post Gosforth Park

John Atkinson