In the exhibition Ape to Zip this work was used for the letter P and was displayed with the following label:
Charles Padday lived by the sea in England. Maybe he wished he was a pirate. As well as illustrating adventure books, every year he made large paintings of pirates for a big exhibition in London.
Q: What is a pirate's favourite letter of the alphabet?
Q: Why does a pirate's phone go beep beep beep?
A: Because he left it off the hook!