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The Ferry

© the artist's estate. Photo credit: Bristol Museums, Galleries & Archives

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Beryl Cook lived in Bristol from 1997 to 2002. Her husband always took vistors to see the SS 'Great Britain' and the artist and 'Lizzie' the dog would sit by the river and watch the traffic while waiting for them. This is the Bristol Ferry Boat Company's 'Matilda' on her way towards the Cumberland Basin, with the towers of Bristol Cathedral on the skyline.

Bristol Museum & Art Gallery


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  • Medium

    oil on marine ply

  • Measurements

    43.7 x 68.5 cm

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  • Acquisition method

    gift from the artist, 2002


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