Old Thirties Herbert Truman Postcards - Cornwall Collection 3
"Born at Dawlish of Devonian parentage, he trained at South London School of Art, then St Martin's School of Art. He first exhibited at the RA in 1912.......He settled to live at St Ives and worked from Trezion chiefly in the1920s and 30s his art first mentioned in St Ives press in 1925. A versatile painter working in a number of styles.........His favourite subjects were the harbour and old houses in St Ives and the China Clay Pits. His St Ives work was reproduced for posters and postcards, so they were affordable to all".