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Whale ship Diana in the Arctic

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Transfer dye on textile. 2015.  Work in progress.  Image inspired by various images of the Hull whaler Diana trapped in the Arctic ice in 1866.

Right Whale (gold)

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Quilted gold satin freehand machine embroidered Right Whale with skeleton, 2015

Harpoon cushion

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Cushion with harpoon design, 2014

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Polar Bear II (Hull)

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Digitally printed textile and freehand machine embroidery. 2014  Life sized.  Skull is based on the one at Hull Maritime Museum and the chart is Bjornoya (Bear Island) off the north coast of Norway.

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Truelove from Hull II

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Born digital image, 2015.  Line drawing of the Whale Ship Truelove from Hull placed onto one of my photographs of the southern tip of Greenland near Cape Farewell.

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Truelove from Hull I

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Born digital image, 2015.  Line drawing of the Whale Ship Truelove from Hull placed onto one of my photographs of icebergs in Southern Greenland.

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Greenland Fisheries Series

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A chance conversation and a trip to the whaling gallery at Hull turned my thoughts to whaling songs.  A feature of the gallery at Hull is the songs that play when you enter the gallery and I finally got around to buying a cd of the songs. The one that initially appealed and inspired me […]

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Hull Maritime Museum and Whaling Collection

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The whaling collection at Hull is mentioned in Moby Dick and is, therefore, a very special place.  The whaling gallery at Hull Maritime Museum is one of my most inspiring places and I visit it as often as I can.  The skeleton of a right whale and models and paintings of ships have all influenced […]

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