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St Paul's and Blackfriars Bridge

Fine art

Object connections:

Collection Fine art, Prints, drawings and watercolours
Gallery locationNot on display

Object details:

Object ID PAF0785
Description An atmospheric depiction by Wyllie of St Paul's Cathedral and the Thames near Blackfriars Bridge. On the right a steam tug is towing a lighter upriver. Wyllie was born in London and knew the city, its river and port throughout his life. He painted, drew and etched many aspects of its life over a period of nearly sixty years - from around 1870 until well into the 1920s.
Date made Early 20th century

Artist/Maker Wyllie, William Lionel
Credit National Maritime Museum, Greenwich, London. Purchased with the assistance of the Society for Nautical Research Macpherson Fund
Materials etching
Measurements Sheet: 290 x 451 mm; Mount: 406 mm x 556 mm
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