Artists’ Research Centre (ARC)

The Lobster Smack Pub


Part of Alexandra Leykauf’s, Essex research project. Two views of The Lobster Smack Pub, Canvey Island. The image on the right is by an unknown artist painted c.1900. The Pub, actually built below sea level, along with much of the rest of the island was prone to regular flooding until the sea wall was built in towards then end of the last century.