Wreck Lightship

Made:
1901-09-27 in England
maker:
Edgar Tarry Adams
'Wreck Lightship', 1901
      A photograph of a wreck lightship off the coast of England, taken by Edgar Tarry Adams (1852-1926) on 27 September

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'Wreck Lightship', 1901 A photograph of a wreck lightship off the coast of England, taken by Edgar Tarry Adams (1852-1926) on 27 September
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A photograph entitled 'Wreck Lightship' taken by Edgar Tarry Adams in September 1901. The photograph shows a lightship, moored above a wreck to warn other ships of the dangers in the area.

A photograph entitled 'Wreck Lightship' taken by Edgar Tarry Adams in September 1901.

The photograph shows a lightship, moored above a wreck to warn other ships of the dangers in the area. Adams' father had encouraged his interest in boats from childhood. He regularly documented the construction and launching of ships, as well as photographing ships on the sea.

Details

Category:
Photographs
Object Number:
1997-5003/1141
type:
photograph
taxonomy:
  • visual and verbal communication
credit:
National Media Museum, Bradford