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Boarding of the Spanish slave schooner Esperance

PAD9478

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Gallery locationNot on display
VesselsEsperanca [Spanish], water transport: sailing vessel: schooner [Spanish]

Object details:

Object ID PAD9478
Description Below the depiction of the ship, is the following text: 'Boarding of the Spanish slave schooner Esperance by midshipman William Mansell commanding the gig of HMS Morgiana December 1817', with a biography of William Mansell. The action took place on 10 December 1819. The correct spelling of the slaver's name is Esperanza.
Date made

Artist/Maker Irwin Bevan
Credit National Maritime Museum, Greenwich, London
Materials watercolour
Measurements Sheet: 265 mm x 200 mm; Image: 265 mm x 200 mm; Mount: 480 mm x 315 mm
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  • Boarding of the Spanish slave schooner Esperance (PAD9478)
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