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Stan Binks Collection

A series of 23 paintings has been donated to the museum by the family of Stan Binks.

Stan Binks was a local artist, historian and all round collector. Stan even held the role of Chair for the local Skinningrove History Group. He spent his life researching the history of Skinningrove and East Cleveland compiling in depth memories and stories. Many of his paintings gifted to the museum date from the 1970s and 1980s and represent a changing time within Skinningrove.

Stan manages to capture daily life, people and places throughout the village. Here are just a few of the paintings donated to the museum.

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White Cliff Cottages, Kilton Mill, Bells Pit

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Skinningrove Village

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Hutton Street, Skinningrove Village

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Sea Harvest, Jed’s Crab boiling Skinningrove Beach

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Blue’s Z Royals in Skinningrove Square 1983