Smuggling in Folkestone is again the subject for this preparatory study for a more finished, detailed , Folkestone from the Sea, 1823-4. In the foreground a boat laden with people and barrels is ploughing through the water. One man is gesturing behind him, alarmed that their illicit operations are about to be discovered.
Gallery label, July 2008
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