Historical information

This handmade picture has been painted on a cast plaster or composition frame. Plaster frames were popular in the e19th century. The material is quite fragile and many pictures from this era suffer from damage such as chips and cracks.


This simple handmade painting on cast composite frame is typical of 19th century art work found in middle and upper class Victorian homes of that era. It cannot be attributed to a particular artist due to lack of inscriptons.

Physical description

Painting, oil on composite material, handmade Pink coloured cast composite oval frame with decorative border. Painting depicts two figures in a small green boat on the shore, sandy beach, rocks nearby, small surf waves, mild sea, two sailing vessels in background. No inscription on front of painting.