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Shipwreck: Photographs by the Gibsons of Scilly 4 Generations Of The Gibson Family Of The Scillies, Starting With John In The 1860 S Have Recorder The Last Moments Of Theships, Greatand Small, Beautiful And Utilitarian, Which Have Met Their End On These Treacherous Shoals And Rocks This Book Is A Selection Of The Best Of Their Photographs Superb Visual Epitaphs Of Mratime Disaster Which Shows The Gibsons To Be Neglected Masters Of The Camera.

10 thoughts on “Shipwreck: Photographs by the Gibsons of Scilly

  1. says:

    a haunting, often dryly wry memento mori for the many ships wrecked off the coasts of West Cornwall and the aptly named Scilly Isles apparently these waters are the most deadly in the world to ships, what with hidden rocks and gales at cross purposes and a dearth of lighthouses they are a layered graveyard full of wrecks upon wrecks thousands have lost their lives there.John Fowles wrote the short story length introduction, musing at times mournfully and at other times amusingly on shipwrecks, brave rescuers and rapacious wreckers, histories and legends, and er the Freudian natures ...

  2. says:

    Beautifully photographed.

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