“The Mermaid” in Rye – hand-coloured print by Chad Coleman from Sussex, UK
Print height: 21 cm (with frame 33 cm tall)
The Mermaid Inn is said to be one of England’s oldest pubs, dating back to the 12th Century, and frequented by smugglers and others of notoriety throughout the ages.
- Catcher of this Rye: treasure-hunter Angie found “The Mermaid” for our collection.
- Date created: late seventies, going by the gentleman’s clothing and some online research into similar pieces.
- This piece framed by Tramp Studio, at one time located in Rye’s High Street.