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1896 business calendar featuring a reproduction of the painting 'Return of the Lifeboat, Douglas'

Date(s): late 19th century

Creator(s): unknown

Scope & Content: The calendar was produced for the Colchester and East Sussex Cooperative and Industrial Society Ltd and features the calendar information at the foot of the print. The dramatic scene depicts the crew rowing the lifeboat into harbour alongside the pier with a small crowd looking on.

The painting itself on the calendar measures 63 x 49.5 cm.

Administration / Biographical History: Trade calendars in the later nineteenth century often featured a large illustration with the firm's details printed discretely below.

Language: eng

Extent: 70.5 x 54.5 cm overall

Item name: business calendar

Collection: Print & Poster Archive

Level: ITEM

ID number: P.6147

Retrieval number: NP 13 L

Record class: Private

Subject tags : #allatsearnli


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