Coastal Shipping off Cliffs with a Seamark Tower

Image credit: Laing Art Gallery

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This may show a view of Flamborough Head, Yorkshire, though some uncertainty remains given that the seventeenth-century tower there is polygonal and further inland.

Laing Art Gallery

Newcastle Upon Tyne


Coastal Shipping off Cliffs with a Seamark Tower


oil on canvas


H 61 x W 91.4 cm (E)

Accession number

TWCMS : G1312

Acquisition method

gift from Sarah Greenfield, 1941, on loan to the Matfen Hall Hotel, Hexham, Northumberland

Work type


Inscription description

J.W. Swift; J.W. Swift Sea Piece, with Boats.; Greenfield Carliol Sq. N.C. 22.7.41.


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