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Hauling the Figurehead

William Henry Romaine Walker (1854-1940)


Price
£1,750

Medium
Watercolour

Dimensions
9 ¾ x 7 ½ inches

Exhibited
Watercolour Drawings by Four Victorians',
Walker Galleries, 21 April-10 May 1952, No 17
(10 Guineas);
The Illustrators.The British Art of Illustration 1870-2010

Tim brittain-catlin suggested that the buildings in the background are based on lifeboat stations, photographs of which appeared in the builder in 1883; romaine walker appeared as an architect in the builder in that year for the first time, so may well have seen the images. dw


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