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Tynemouth Pier: North-East Wind, by Alfred William Hunt (1830-1896)

Tynemouth Pier was¬†constructed in 1866 to reduce the number of shipwrecks on the notorious Black Middens rocks.¬†Hunt was greatly influenced by Turner is his treatment of water and weather. These writhing, icy waves are reminiscent of those in many of … Continue reading

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