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Robert Milligan, Esqr


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User collections The Dockland Revolution by Nationalmaritimemuseum
Gallery locationNot on display
PeopleDepiction: Milligan, Robert

Object details:

Object ID PAG6465
Description Print showing Robert Milligan (c.1746-1809) a West India merchant and shipowner. Milligan was a wealthy West India merchant and shipowner, having previously managed his family's Jamaica sugar plantations. Outraged at losses due to theft and delay at London's riverside wharves, Milligan headed a group of powerful businessmen who planned and built West India Docks. Milligan served as both Deputy Chairman and Chairman of the West India Dock Company.
Date made 1760-1803

Artist/Maker Minasi, James
Abbott, Lemuel Francis
Credit National Maritime Museum, Greenwich, London
Materials engraving, stipple
Measurements Sheet: 573 x 430 mm; Mount: 632 mm x 480 mm
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