T01968 STRING OF BOATS c.1928
Ship's oilpaint on cardboard, 4 5/8×15 7/8 (11.8×40.3)
Bequeathed by Mrs Doris Sealy 1975
The boats are mackerel drivers (see also T01969), typical Cornish fishing luggers, which Wallis would have seen in quantity in the 1890's. The boats are evidently entering St. Ives harbour.
The Tate Gallery 1974-6: Illustrated Catalogue of Acquisitions, London 1978