John Freeman Studio

Whitby, North Yorkshire - +44 (0)1947 602 799
With subjects from a wide variety of local sources, John Freeman never fails to enchant your attention.

Wreck Of The Dmitry

 

This watercolour by John Freeman is not a gothic painting but a study based on the architecture and events in Whitby in 1885 which gave birth to a gothic legend.

 The Irish author Bram Stoker`s visits to Whitby coincided with an event which he may have witnessed, or more probably seen as a Sutcliffe photograph. Stoker was a summer visitor to the town when the wrecking of the Dmitry took place in October 1885.

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