19 May 2004
FRANK MEADOW SUTCLIFFE
Whitby Harbour, 1880
numbered '105' in negative; signed in pencil on recto
9½ x 11½in. (24.2 x 29.3cm.) framed
From the artist;
to William Grey Corner (1875-1953), amateur photographer and next door neighbour on Carr Hill Lane in Sleights, Yorkshire;
by descent to the present owner.
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B. Eglon Shaw, Frank Meadow Sutcliffe: Photographer, Whitby, 1974, p.28, pl.24-13B.
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