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Record No: mha00000209
Title: "Tommy" the first steam pilot boat and also Fort Amherst and the Narrows / by J. W. Hayward
Dates: 1910
Location: OMF-043 MHA
Provenance: Hayward, John William, 1843-1913.
Extent: 1 painting 12" x 18.5".
Adm. Hist/Bio. Sketch: Amateur artist, born in St. John's in 1843. Worked mostly in water colour and crayon. His work appeared in Harper's Weekly for a number of years. He was a keen boatsman, athlete and inventor. He died at St. John's in 1913. (Encyclopedia of Newfoundland and Labrador)
Scope and Content: Painting, of mixed media, water colour and dry crayon of the steam boat Tommy towing a 6 oared pilot boat outbound in the Narrows, St. John's harbour, with Fort Amherst and Cape Spear lighthouse in the background.
Terms Governing Use: Copyright held by the estate of the artist.
Custodial History: The painting hung in the office of the Harbour Master at St. John's when Capt. Harry Stone was the harbour master.
Subject: Tommy (Ship).
Subject: St. John's (N.L.) Narrows.
Subject: Painting.


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