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Oil Painting

From the Collection of Churchill Island Heritage Farm 1 Samuel Amess Drive Newhaven Victoria

Description
Moonlight scene of Churchill Island with rowboat on sea in foreground. Pink lower sky, moon full above. IN large elaborate faded gold gilt frame matching 0343.
Size
Inside frame: 29cm W x 19cm H, Outside frame: 48.5cm W x 38.2cm H
Object Registration
0344
Keywords
churchill island, margaret amess, oil painting
Historical information
Given by Margaret Amess, youngest child of Samuel and Jane, to Mary Clay who was MA's maid until married. M.C. was aunt of donor. One of a pair (see 0343).
When Made
C. 1900
Significance
Artist unknown, may have been Margaret Amess or her cousin Minnie Laurence, both of whom practiced art around the turn of the 20th century.
Inscriptions & Markings
On back: PREPARED MILLBOARD./(coat of arms)/WINSOR & NEWTON (Limited),/ARTISTS' COLOURMEN/To Her Majesty,/AND TO/T.R.H. THE PRINE & PRINCESS OF WALES,/ 38, RATHBONE PLACE, W/NORTH LONDON COLOUR WORKS, KENTISH TOWN, N.W.
Last updated
23 Jul 2015 at 3:44PM