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  • St. Peter's Basilica, Rome

    Working on this original pen & watercolour painting of St. Peter's Square, The Basilica and the Vatican, brought back distant memories of schoo...
  • Ross's School Book Drawings

    In 1949, Ross entered the "A" Class at Clitheroe Grammar School after passing his 11+ Exams.

    He already had an interest in Art and Architecture, much influenced by his father Frank, who had no opportunity to become an architect, but sketched on a regular basis. Ross's interest was further encouraged by his art teacher who also gave "History of Architecture" classes to those with an interest in the subject.

    The drawings below are examples of Ross's work taken from his schoolbook.