Painter of marine subjects, landscape, still-life and birds; most of his work is in private collections. The Polytechnic Arts Committee, Falmouth exhibited 'Paintings by The Helford Artist P C Thurburn', listing 65 paintings lent by 12 lenders and the painter himself. (c1961).
Painter of marine subjects, landscape, still-life and birds
T Cross, Hale and Armitage (2006) The Artist Who Loved Boats: Percy 'Powder' Thurburn Mariner, Artist, Adventurer Halsgrove
Falmouth Polytechnic Arts list (WCAA file copy)
Hardie (2009) Artists in Newlyn & West Cornwall p349