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photograph - A South Westerly Gale, Hastings
  • A South Westerly Gale, Hastings
    Martin, Paul, born 1864 - died 1944
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A South Westerly Gale, Hastings

  • Object:


  • Place of origin:

    Hastings (photographed)

  • Date:

    1896 (photographed)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Martin, Paul, born 1864 - died 1944 (photographer)

  • Credit Line:

    'The Royal Photographic Society Collection at the V&A, acquired with the generous assistance of the National Lottery Heritage Fund and Art Fund'

  • Museum number:


  • Gallery location:

    Prints & Drawings Study Room, level F, case XRP, shelf 380, box A

Physical description

Monotone photograph, on paper. Depicting boats along the shoreline of Hastings with rough sea.

Place of Origin

Hastings (photographed)


1896 (photographed)


Martin, Paul, born 1864 - died 1944 (photographer)

Marks and inscriptions

'Photogravure by Walter L. Colls'
Handwritten on mount under photogravure

Artist signature and date 1896
Under photogravure

'A South Westerly Gale, Hastings 1896'
Handwritten under photogravure

'Exh RPS 1951'
Handwritten in pencil on verso

'Paul Martin, Gale at Hastings, 1896'
Written on verso

'RPS 1990'
Written on verso

Object history note

Object presented to the Royal Photographic Society Collection by Paul Martin, 1941

Descriptive line

Photograph by Paul Martin, 'A South Westerly Gale, Hastings', photogravure, 1896


Photography; Photogravure


Photographs; The Royal Photographic Society; Children & Childhood; RPS Digitisation Project New


Royal Photographic Society Collection

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