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HMS Grappler (1845)

PAF5617

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Object ID PAF5617
Description A watercolour painting of the iron paddle gunboat Grappler (1845), signed by the artist lower right. The ship is shown under steam with her sails furled, against a picturesque background of distant mountains. Seagulls add interest in the foreground. Grappler saw frequent action against slave ships off the coast of Sierra Leone. The medium includes graphite.
Date made Oct 1865

Artist/Maker Atkins, William Edward
Credit National Maritime Museum, Greenwich, London
Materials watercolour
Measurements Mount: 255 mm x 372 mm
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  • HMS Grappler (1845) (PAF5617)
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