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Tucking a School of Pilchards (The Tuck Boat)

Acc.no: PEZPH : 1989.51


IDENFIFICATION

Full Name: oil painting

Brief Description: This painting shows a group of fishermen gathering a shoal of pilchards. It follows on from Craft's earlier work 'Hevva, Hevva', which depicts a huer shouting to the villagers that the pilchards have come into the bay. Everyone in the village would run down to the shore to help net the fish.


PRODUCTION

Person: Craft, Percy Robert

Date: b1856, d1935

Production Date: 1897

Frame Height: 1623mm

Frame Width: 2310mm

Image Height: 1435mm

Image Width: 2120mm

Medium: oil

Support: canvas


Category: Fine Art

If you are interested in learning more about this item please contact us and reference "PEZPH : 1989.51"

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