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Painting, oil - 'Stromness Harbour 1941'

Collection ID: 
2001.034
Collection: 
Fine art
Stromness Harbour, depicting Wartime shipping. Snow covered scene. On the right is the Hoy Head which took NAAFI supplies to Scapa Flow. Leaning against the beer barels on the pier is James Harvey, Harbour Master. The dark drifter on the left ferried naval officers. The vessel next to it is a Norwegian Whaler, employed in ferrying escapees from Nazi occupied Norway. The coasters in the background have brought in Army supplies.

Keywords
shipping
harbour

Physical attributes

Dimensions
Length540mm
Material
Oil
InscriptionSigned

Production

OriginatorKeith, D B
PlaceStromness

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