25 November 2003
John Thomas Hamilton MacAllum (1841-1896)
Walberswick Ferry (1875)
signed and dated 'Hamilton MacAllum 1875' (lower left), and inscribed with the artist's address on a fragmentary label on the reverse.
oil on canvas
32½ x 61 in. (82.5 x 155 cm.)
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Art Journal, 1875, p. 250.
London, Royal Academy, 1875, no. 528.
A ferry has run between Walberswick and Southwold in Suffolk for more than 800 years, and the subject was treated by many 19th Century artists, Myles Birket-Foster amongst them.
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