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Ian Heard watercolours and prints at NMM Cornwall

Ian Heard painting

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The National Maritime Museum Cornwall is putting on a new exhibition of twelve original watercolours and seven prints of Cornwall and Devon working craft by Ian Heard.

The show, which runs from 3rd April, includes a newly commissioned painting of a 19th century Gorran Haven Crabber currently being built in Fowey, and based on the only remaining craft of her type. The painting will be Continue reading Ian Heard watercolours and prints at NMM Cornwall

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A new website for the Albert Strange Association

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Thumbnail images from the Albert Strange Association website

Dick Wynne of the Albert Strange Association has emailed to say that the ASA has a new website.

This is a busy, active society and the site has lots of content to read and many photos of boats well worth our admiration. A few members own Albert Strange boats or works of art, but I gather the key requirement for membership is Continue reading A new website for the Albert Strange Association