Loading and fitting of sailing ships, painting

Made:
1962 in England
artist:
Alfred Reginald Thomson

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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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Category:
Art
Object Number:
1962-207
type:
oil painting
taxonomy:
  • visual and verbal communication
  • oil painting - visual work
  • furnishing and equipment
  • vehicle - transportation
credit:
Mr. A R Thomson
status:
Permanent collection

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