Shows the dramatic effect of light was the first of his works to enter the Royal Albert Memorial Museum.

Danby settled in Exeter 1847. Shows a familiar local scene, the coastline of Starcross with the pumping station tower of Brunel's Atmospheric Railway as seen from mouth of the Exe estuary.


Thomas Miller, 1857; T Horrocks Miller, 1889; Thomas Pitt Miller, sold Christie's, 1946; Geoffrey Grigson.

Royal Albert Memorial Museum and Art Gallery

Queen Street, Exeter, Devon, EX4 3RX
01392 265858

Opening times

Daily, 10am to 5pm. Closed Mon and Bank Holidays.

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