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Shipbuilders and Fisherfolk Hartlepool

Part of the Shipbuilders & Fisherfolk exhibition at Hartlepool Art Gallery, a commission exploring and celebrating the maritime heritage of Hartlepool. The work that Jonny created draws inspiration from the Museum of Hartlepool’s collections, the heritage buildings themselves, the landscape and bygone industries of the North East of England, and hundreds of tales and contributions from the local community

Wall in the Museum of Hartlepool looking at the history of one of Hartlepool’s most infamous ships. The Armanistan was built in Hartlepool for the Anglo-Algerian 55 Co. Ltd as a general cargo vessel, from it’s launch in 1911 it has a long and checked history, changing ownership and purpose several times until it was finally broken up in 1955 in Saint Nazaire