19 May 2005
Cyril Arthur Farey (1888-1954) to the design of Thomas Smith Tait, Esq, R.I.B.A.
The Royal Insurance Company Limited, Plymouth
signed and dated 'Cyril A. Farey & Adams. Del. 1949.' (lower left) and with typed label 'Thomas Smith Tait, Esq. F.R.I.B.A.,/10 Bedford Square,/London W.C.1./2. New Insurance office, Plymouth.' (on a typed label on the reverse)
pencil and watercolour heightened with white
18 x 24 in. (45.7 x 61 cm.)
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