Discovering Britain: the Shell Heritage Art Collection exhibition

6 May 2017 – 2 Jul 2017

Event times

11am - 5pm daily.

Cost of entry

Exhibition free, property admission applies.


Southampton, United Kingdom


Travel Information

  • Rail: Dunbridge 1½ miles.
  • Car: Signposted off A3057 Romsey to Stockbridge. Also signposted off B3084 Romsey to Broughton.

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Iconic landscape images that promoted escape and adventure from the 1920s to the 1950s.


On show will be posters and original paintings by artists such as Paul Nash, Graham Sutherland, Edward McKnight Kauffer and Vanessa Bell, some of whom feature in Mottisfont's collection.

The works reflect a diversity of artistic styles emerging in Britain after the First World War and explore the British countryside through images of inspiring landscapes and historic landmarks. The exhibition also includes some of the famous Shell guides, valentine cards and film.

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