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By The Sea, Ilfracombe

By The Sea, Ilfracombe

Photographer: Thompson, Stephen

Medium: Photographic print

Date: 1875

Shelfmark: 1758.b.6

Item number: 5

Length: 14.6

Width: 18.7

Scale: Centimetres

Genre: Photograph

"It may be fearlessly asserted that no other nation regards the sea with the same deep joy as our own race. Of all the external influences which have had their share in moulding the English character, that of 'the melancholy ocean' had probably been the greatest." Text by photographer Stephen Thompson.

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