Painting. [Loading and fitting of sailing ships] / Alfred R Thomson. - 1962. - Oil on canvas; [sight] 8x22 ft. - Signed and dated br. - Mural of shipboard activity, illustrating the necessity of manual labour in the workings of a sailing ship; in foreshortened perspective, including hawsers, and crew wielding a capstan. - Commissioned by the Science Museum; staff portraits featured.
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- oil painting
- visual and verbal communication
- oil painting - visual work
- furnishing and equipment
- vehicle - transportation
- Mr. A R Thomson
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