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Romantic engraving of a fishing boat sailing off for the night's fishing with a young wife and her child waving good bye from the wharf.

Arthur Carey Stannus was an English artist famous for his maritime genre pictures. He painted many pictures that romantised the lives of maritime folk. Many went on to be used as engravings.

Published in The Illustrated London News, 1870.

243 mm x 320 mm. Printed surface.

Wood engraving.

Later hand colour.


"GOOD NIGHT." . . . A. C. STANNUS. . . . 1870.

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