Passing the Kish

Made:
about 1935
maker:
Norman Wilkinson

Painting, oil on canvas, Passing the Kish lightship, by Norman Wilkinson, about 1935. Depicts a twin funnel London, Midland & Scottish Railway steamship on the Irish Sea ferry service between Dublin and Holyhead. The ferry is passing the Kish lightship in Dublin Bay. A figure on the lightship is hailing the ferry. Signed by the artist at bottom left. Original artwork for the London, Midland & Scottish Railway poster, Ireland via Holyhead, Passing the Kish. Unframed.

Details

Category:
Pictorial Collection (Railway)
Object Number:
1977-5769
Materials:
canvas, oil paint
Measurements:
overall; image: 763 mm x 1145 mm
type:
painting
status:
Permanent collection

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