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W. Heath Robinson, all at sea

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Although best known for his pictures of bizarre and impractical inventions, Heath Robinson was also a good illustrator; only he never developed a very consistent style. I like these sea pictures, which are reminiscent of Arthur Rackham. Here is a squarerigger.


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A sail appearing above the swell.

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The hand of the drowned sailor. Off to see Davy Jones and Mother Carey.

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A lighthouse in squally weather.

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Coastal light.

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A coastal light with a sailing ship, doubtless returning home after a long journey through rougher and sunnier seas.
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