Plymouth Emigration Depot

A migrant’s Harvest Moon, Plymouth

Available from our Print Gallery as a signed limited edition print

Harvest Moon 27.09.2018

 
The theme of this painting is emigration, and a harvest Moon over one of the most historic pieces of water in Britain, The Cattewater
This marine painting measures 76 x 121 cm (30″ x 48″), oils, £6,000, ex studio, ex frame.
 
A significant lost history of Plymouth now documented by this painting.
In the wake of the famous ‘Mayflower’ voyage, tens of thousands of migrants passed through Plymouth particularly during the 18 th and 19 th century.
 
Plymouth Cattewater

At Plymouth Cattewater

Emigration: Not so long ago Plymouth played a central role with the best migrant depot in Britain .

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The clipper Samuel Plimsol [detail] 27.09.2018

The clipper “Samuel Plimsoll” was noted for her record runs.

 

Harvest Moon [detail] 27.09.2018

Plymouthians can be proud of this, not so long ago Plymouth played a central role ‘exporting’ migrants, a lost history.

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Enjoyed the above? Don’t miss further reading  it reads like a short sea novel!

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Credit where it is due: My particular thanks to Bob Brennan for tireless research and encouragement, to David Folley for the use of his facilities, Captain Tim Charlesworth of / and the Cattewater Harbour Commissioners, Ian Criddle of Plymouth Naval Reference Library, Nigel Overton Heritage Officer of Plymouth City Museum and Art Gallery, Alan Collie in New Zealand who provided information unknown in Plymouth from the 1884 WESTERN FIGARO newspaper including drawings, David Meale who’s ancestor Richard James Stead who emigrated in the Samuel Plimsoll and kept a diary which includes a drama, a collision at sea during the voyage; and by no means least, to the Australian National Maritime Museum at Darling Harbour in Sydney.

All helped enormously and willingly, giving authority to this magnificent painting “Emigration, Plymouth Cattewater“.

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