Ship's painter on a raft, Grangemouth

Maker
Telfer Drummond
Production date
Circa 1930
Description
View of a shipyard painter painting numbers on the stem of a ship. The ship is in the water and the painter is sitting on a crude looking raft made of planks lying across some barrels.
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Department
Production date
Circa 1930
Subject notes
The numbers indicate how much water the ship is drawing. The ship is possibly for foreign owners and the numbers would be metric; for example 28 indicates 2.8 metres.
Accession number
P11470