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© the artist. Photo credit: Scottish Maritime Museum

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Painted during Downie’s oil platform residency, this work depicts the inside of the triangular tunnel joining the drilling platform, North Alwyn A (NAA), to the production platform, North Alwyn B (NAB).

Kate Downie is an American born Scottish landscape artist whose career over the past 30 years has spanned the media of painting, drawing, printmaking, performance and film. In 2014, she was appointed artist in residence to mark the 50th anniversary of the Forth Road Bridge.

Scottish Maritime Museum





charcoal & watercolour on paper


H 50 x W 70 cm

Accession number

2016-030 (003)

Acquisition method

purchased with the assistance of the Heritage Lottery Fund, 2016

Work type

Drawing & watercolour


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