Pomona Docks

Made:
1894 in England
artist:
Claude Thomas Stanfield Moore

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Painting, [Pomona Docks, Manchester Ship Canal] / by Claude T. Stanfield Moore, 1894. Oil on canvas; 76.2x111.7cm in gilt frame, 96x131x7.5[10]cm. Signed and dated brc. Shows Pomona Docks in the Manchester Ship Canal, view from Old Trafford across to Salford. In foreground, warehouse of the Fisher & Renwick Company on the Bridgewater Canal, with the chimney of the chemical dye works to the left. An ocean-going vessel is in dock, contrasting with the horsedrawn canal barge. The Manchester Ship Canal opened on 1st January 1894.

Details

Category:
Art
Object Number:
1984-1457
Materials:
gilt, oil paint on canvas
Measurements:
frame: 960 mm x 1310 mm x 75 mm,
image: 762 mm x 1117 mm
type:
oil painting
taxonomy:
  • visual and verbal communication
  • oil painting - visual work
credit:
Christie, Manson and Woods Limited
status:
Permanent collection

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