Ref: 11-40 *
Ref: 11-40 *

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“Evening over the Bay”
The young girl was probably one of Sutcliffe's daughters looking out over Sandsend Bay towards Kettleness below a sunset sky.
Even in this shot the practicalities of everyday life intrude. The low wooden rail on which the girl's foot is resting was a rubbing strip along which a rope could slide when a becalmed boat was being manually towed towards land.

Ref: 11-40 *

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“Evening over the Bay”
The young girl was probably one of Sutcliffe's daughters looking out over Sandsend Bay towards Kettleness below a sunset sky.
Even in this shot the practicalities of everyday life intrude. The low wooden rail on which the girl's foot is resting was a rubbing strip along which a rope could slide when a becalmed boat was being manually towed towards land.