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The Lighthouse (Newlyn, Cornwall)

Photo credit: Manchester Art Gallery

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Two fishermen in a small rowing boat, coming back into harbour at Newlyn, in Cornwall, with their catch. A younger man stands in the stern of the boat sculling with a large oar, an older bearded man in the bow of the boat dragging in the fishing line, the catch is visible in the basket in the bottom of the boat. Port of Newlyn is in the background, the lighthouse is to the left, moored boats are inside the harbour, and there is a beach and hills in the background.

Manchester Art Gallery



oil on canvas


H 228.5 x W 173.2 cm

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Acquisition method

purchased from the artist, 1892

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Inscription description

artist's inscription : : brc : artist's name, date : Stanhope A Forbes. / 1893


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