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A lateen-rigged Portuguese sailing vessel, Lisbon, 1856 [Portugal]

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Object details:

Object ID PAI4682
Description No. 10 in Fanshawe's Baltic and later album, 1843 - 83. Captioned by the artist on the album page below the image 'Lisbon. Decr. 1856'. The drawing depicts a two-masted Portuguese lateen-rigged boat, with brown sails, against a dark sky. Though shown on calm open water without a coast behind, it is presumably on the Tagus.
Date made December 1856

Artist/Maker Fanshawe, Edward Gennys
Credit National Maritime Museum, Greenwich, London
Materials watercolour
Measurements Sheet: 111 x 124 mm
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