Merchant Service Fireman by Henry Marvell Carr

Merchant Service Fireman

Henry Marvell Carr

Fine art poster

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  • 240gsm thick fine art print paper
  • 100+ year colour guarantee
  • Dimensions:
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    • by cm excluding border ( by in)

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Merchant Service Fireman

This image portrays a merchant stoker working at the open door of a boiler. A fireman, known as a stoker in the Navy, needed to feed five tons of coal a day into the ship's furnace. The space is confined, dark and hot, emphasized by the sleeveless top of the sailor. The heat of the boiler is conveyed by the glow from the furnace, which illuminates the man's arm and front, and the large bell behind the ladder. The only light shines from the bulkhead to the right. The artist has emphasized the feeling of being in the depths of the ship by the use of a vertical ladder, down which another sailor descends, and the rope ladder hanging to the right.
Henry Marvell Carr

  • Image reference: BHC1558

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Manufactured in the UK

All products are printed in the UK, using the latest digital presses and a giclée printmaking process.

We only use premium branded inks, and colours are independently verified to last between 100 and 200 years.

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We print everything to order so delivery times may vary but all unframed prints are despatched within 2-4 days via courier or recorded mail.

Due to the coronovirus pandemic and Brexit situation, current shipping times may be longer, particularly for destinations outside the UK.

Delivery to the UK is £5 for an unframed print of any size.

We will happily replace your order if everything isn’t 100% perfect.