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HMS 'London' chasing a slaving dhow near Zanzibar (Drawing)
|Description||The Reverend Robert O'Donelan Ross-Lewin was the Royal Navy Chaplain in 1876-77 aboard HMS 'London'. 'London' was an important instrument in the Royal Navy's anti-slavery campaign along the East Coast of Africa. The ship sailed to Zanzibar to take up her position as a stationary depot vessel to counter the slave trade and maintain a presence against European rivals in the region. Part of the Michael Graham-Stewart slavery collection.|
|Artist/Maker||Ross-Lewin, Robert O'Donelan
|Credit||National Maritime Museum, Greenwich, London, Michael Graham-Stewart Slavery Collection. Acquired with the assistance of the Heritage Lottery Fund|
|Measurements||Image: 318 mm x 470 mm; Mount: 483 mm x 637 mm|
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