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IAN WRIGHT ARTS
Sewn ART Docklands Cranes

The rapid change to the London Docklands has been staggering, but am glad that they have retained some of the old cranes that served the shipping, packing and unloading cargo for well over a hundred years. In a time when the Docklands was one of the most important query sides in London, so it’s a fitting blast to the past. I love these huge, iron structures still looming tall on the edge of the water after all those years, like giant obsolete metal sculpture’s. So here’s my pictures, in fabric, developed from my sketchers. I kept them in black & white, fabric, sewing the shapes together on a machine and by hand making it same simple and dramatic as possible.

These Cranes are found just before you cross the Blue bridge over the South Docks which is the main road into The Isle of Dogs, Docklands.

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Display of a 3 piece combination  of paintings
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Display of a 3 piece combination  of paintings
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Millwall Docks cranes just of Pepper St. next to the pub.  20cm x 29cm 

£ 280

Crane on South Docks, Docklands.  Made by Stother
& Pitt at Bath, England. 2 cranes in 1920,12 in 1962.
These operated on the the worlds largest docks,
the Royal Victoria .

20cm x 28cm.   

£280 

Crane at South Dock, Canary Wharf.

20cm x 29cm.

£ 280.

Two South Docks crane.Docklands
20cn x 29cm.
£280.

South Docks crane in colour. Docklands.

20cm x 29cm 

£ 280

South Docks crane in colour. Docklands.

20cm x 29cm 

£ 280

The legs of theMillwall Docks crane.

             20cm x 29cm.

£ 280

Cranes at Millwall Docks. Isle of Dogs.

20cm x 29cm. 

£ 280

Cranes on the South Docks. Canary Wharf

Docklands. London.

 39cm x 49cm.

 £ 389

Cranes over the South Dock, Canary Wharf. London.

 29cm x 20cm

 £ 380

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Detail of Cranes over South Dock .