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"Dockside-unloading scene" by Nunney, Date Unknown. Gouache on board.

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Dockside-unloading scene

"Dockside-unloading scene" by Nunney, Date Unknown

Catalogue ref: INF 3/374Links to the Catalogue


A colourful Colonial poster, in an Empire Marketing Board (EMB) style, depicting a dockside-unloading scene, with coloured workers manually unloading goods arrived from London. Space is provided at the base of the image for over-printing a slogan.

This image was ‘militarised' in a later version when the ship was painted battleship grey and the passengers and crew were depicted in naval Uniform. Both African and West Indian versions of this image were produced.