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Stern views of the Mary of St Ives and the Liberty of Teignmouth dried out at Swansea.

P61CAL
Fox Talbot Collection

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Collection Fox Talbot Collection, Historic Photographs
Gallery locationNot on display

Object details:

Object ID P61CAL
Description A whole plate size salted paper print. A port stern view of the sailing ship Mary of St Ives secured to a mooring buoy and dried out at low tide at Swansea. Ahead of the Mary, off the port bow is the Schooner-rigged(?) Liberty of Teignmouth with a ship's boat tied alongside the port broadside. An unidentified sailing ship is in the far distance off the Liberty's bow. Reverse has been annotated in pencil by Admiral Ballard in 1934: 'Swansea in 1835' P11CAL is the original negative for this original print.
Date made 1846-1850

Artist/Maker Jones, Calvert Richard
Place made Swansea
Credit National Maritime Museum, Greenwich, London, Fox Talbot Collection
Materials paper
Measurements Overall: 185 mm x 224 mm
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  • Stern views of the Mary of St Ives and the Liberty of Teignmouth dried out at Swansea. (P61CAL)
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