• Short Summary

    A group of artists gather at the Yacht public house in Greenwich to paint views of the River Thames.

  • Description

    Greenwich, London.

    The Wapping Group of Artists, meet from time to time to paint together.

    Sequence includes brief panoramic shots of the River Thames. L/S view of river from pub, pan to show view of the river, with various vessels. Group make their way down alley, toward camera to 'The Yacht' public house. M/S cargo steamer. Stills cameraman taking pictures on terrace. M/S of artists setting up easels on terrace by river. Various shots of the artists starting to work. L/S Greenwich Power Station, pan to artist drawing, followed by C/U of artists' palettes and brushes working on paintings. The artists continue painting, some smoke pipes. M/S William Watkins is seen working on a water-colour of Deptford Power Station. M/S river scene with man rowing a boat away from camera, and later ties the boat to the wharf. Leslie Ford, smoking a cigarette, is also seen at work, and also Wilfred Morden.

    Note : the documentation file includes a letter signed by Leslie Ford .

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    Film ID:
    Media URN:
    Unissued / unused
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Time in/Out:
    01:16:38:00 / 01:19:03:00
    CP 087

Comments (1)

  1. MARYMILLS says

    GOSH - The Yacht and the River -when it was the River. Real boats and the London Titan. Impressed

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