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The Sailor's Farewell (caricature)

Fine art

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Collection Fine art, Caricatures, Prints, drawings and watercolours
Gallery locationNot on display

Object details:

Object ID PAH7359
Description A picture of sailors saying goodbye to their loved ones. A large British Navy ships waits in the background. In the centre a sailor says goodbye to his weeping wife, young daughter and baby. In background a similar scene is repeated. Another woman is very distraught as her husband pushes off in a small boat.
Date made 5 Nov 1785

Artist/Maker Ramberg, Johann Heinrich
Hudson, Henry
James Birchall
Credit National Maritime Museum, Greenwich, London
Materials mezzotint
Measurements Primary support: 485 mm x 660 mm; Mount: 606 mm x 835 mm
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