Maritime landscapes were Gosport artist’s speciality

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The area being excavated at Oyster Street. The picture shows the 15th-century wooden quay and the 17th century stone structure

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Today we continue our look at the work of Gosport artist Martin Snape.

Reader Martin Halsey has a collection of postcards featuring Snape’s landscapes around Portsmouth Harbour and wanted to share them.

The artist (1852-1930)concentrated mainly on scenes around south-east Hampshire and exhibited at the Royal Academy between 1874 and 1901.