The Barque 'Kilblain' Becalmed off the Cloch Lighthouse

Image credit: McLean Museum and Art Gallery – Inverclyde Council

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This mid-nineteenth-century oil shows the ship 'Kilblain' with limp sails on a flat calm River Clyde with the Cloch Lighthouse to the right.

McLean Museum and Art Gallery



The Barque 'Kilblain' Becalmed off the Cloch Lighthouse




oil on canvas


H 60.4 x W 91.2 cm

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Acquisition method

bequeathed by Mrs Evelyn Walker, 1995

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Inscription description

W. Clark 1864


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