Collier & (Calm)
Black and white etching, dated 1828, drawn and etched by E.W. Cooke (1811-1877). Printed by S. Hawkins and published as part of 'Shipping and Craft', 1829.
Image size: 4" x 6"
Very good condition throughout.
Set in the Thames off Deptford Dockyard with Greenwich Hospital in the background, and surrounded by sundry river craft, Cooke gives this humble collier a quiet dignity, even a certain majesty; exquisitely executed, the detail cogently described.