humpbackwhale

Pen and ink.  This illustration is available as a silkscreen print at £30 unframed.

 

Inspired by the song writing of Harry Roberston and the singing of Nic Jones.

BALLINA WHALERS

In ‘fifty-six I sailed on board a ship called ‘Byron I’,

She carried trawler men on deck, and a harpoon whaling gun.

Heigh-ho ye trawler men come on, forget the snapper and the prawn,

And it’s out of Ballina we’ll sail, a-fishing for the Humpback whale.

©Harry Robertson

Out of Ballina we’ll Sail was used as the promotional image for the exhibition Ardent Form, by Resonate Collective.  Click on the link below to read more and find out about upcoming projects and exhibitions.

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