Dover, Friday 6 May 1994
- Part Of:
- Pigment print on baryta paper
- Sheet: 14 × 11 inches (35.6 × 27.9 cm) and Image: 9 × 9 inches (22.9 × 22.9 cm)
Inscribed on verso in graphite: "This picture was taken in Deal, on the Kent coast, the | day the Channel Tunnel opened. I'd been commissioned | by Colin Jacobson, editor of (the now long-gone) | 'Reportage' magazine; they'd later make a little booklet | to insert in the next issue to commemorate the event. | Colin had been very supportive of 'The Shipping Forecast' | during the early days, and asked me to convene | to work in the same manner, killing two birds | with one stone. | Soon after I took this I retreated to a local pub | to watch the historic meeting of the French and English | on TV. The other drinkers could hardly have | been less interested' the event might have been | a thousand miles away, rather than just a short | trip down the coast."; lower left: "This print was made to raise funds | for the student / alumni books | celebrating 21 years of photography | at the U.O.B. 2013"; lower center: "6/13"
Studio mark: "© Mark Power"
Lettered below image: "DOVER | Friday 6 May 1994 | Variable 3 or less, becoming southwesterly 3 or 4. Rain at times. Good becoming moderate or poor."
Signed and dated on verso in graphite, lower right: "Mark Power | 2013"
- Credit Line:
- Yale Center for British Art, Gift of The Hyman Collection, London (Claire and James Hyman)
- Copyright Status:
- © The Artist
- Accession Number:
- Prints and Drawings
- Subject Terms:
- benches | landscape | sea
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