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Reproduced courtesy of Lynne Norton

Merchant ship from bow

Date: c 1936
Dimensions:
Sheet: 350 x 444 mm
Overall: 413 x 512 mm, 4 mm, 0.25 kg
Mount: 413 x 512 mm, 4 mm
Image: 276 x 351 mm
Medium: Paper, pencil, conti crayon
Credit Line: ANMM Collection
Object Copyright: © Lynne Norton
Classification:Art
Object Name: Drawing
Object No: 00027993

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    Description
    Artist Frank Norton spent a large amount of time on ships throughout his career. Sketches such as this display his ability in technical drawing as well as his knowledge of the construction of ships.
    SignificanceThis drawing captures the onboard activities of merchant ships.
    HistoryMerchant ships have been an integral part of the Australian economy since European settlement in 1788 and the movement of imports and exports by sea continues to be vital to Australia's national interests.
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