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Pears, Forster and Britten in a fishing boat, 1949

Reference Code: GBR/0272/EMF/27/655

Scope and Contents

Fishing boat at sea, looking towards the stern, with Peter Pears wearing a white pullover on the left, sitting on the side of the boat, profile to the right, laughing. E.M. Forster is beyond him, his right elbow on the side of the boat, also looking to the right. A small boy wearing a knitted cap is at the tiller, looking to the right. Benjamin Britten sits beside him, full face, and Bill Burrell wearing a white cap, profile to the left, is sitting on the side opposite E.M. Forster, the object of the others' attention. Taken off-shore near Aldeburgh, Suffolk. Print, 19.7 x 14.8. (Sleeve 248)


  • Creation: 1949



1 item(s) (1 item in box album) : photographic print

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Former / Other Reference


Date information

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K. Hutton, Picture Post

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1999-07-24 14:02:21+00:00

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Part of the Archive Centre, King's College, Cambridge Repository

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