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The brig Martha Edmonds

Fine art

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Collection Fine art, Oil paintings
Gallery locationNot on display
VesselsMartha Edmonds 1873

Object details:

Object ID BHC3475
Description A primitive ship’s portrait showing the brig ‘Martha Edmonds’ in full sail, broadside-on in a calm sea. Her name is visible on the flag flying from her main mast. Several figures can be seen on board and the smoke from a steam ship can be seen on the right with land beyond. The artist painted a number of ship’s portraits towards the end of the 19th century and this painting is signed ‘W. Pearn’ and dated 1880.
Date made 1880

Artist/Maker Pearn, W.
Credit National Maritime Museum, Greenwich, London
Materials oil on board
Measurements Frame: 442 mm x 655 mm x 34 mm;Painting: 430 mm x 610 mm
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