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Dock Scene at a British Port

Photo credit: National Maritime Museum

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English and Dutch ships taking on stores or cargo at a port. Although the port is probably imaginary, the activities relating to the loading has been closely observed. It has been set in a harbour, with the tower of a gate and a quay visible on the right, and the coast in the distance on the left. An English flagship is on the right, firing a salute and flying the ensign from the stern carved with the royal coat of arms.

National Maritime Museum

London


Date

1673

Medium

oil on canvas

Measurements

H 96.5 x W 127 cm

Accession number

BHC0845

Work type

Painting


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