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The East Indiaman 'Warley'

Photo credit: National Maritime Museum

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The 1,475-ton East Indiaman 'Warley', one of the larger and more famous vessels of the East India Company, shown in three positions off Blackwall, on the Thames, at sunset. The ship is shown in port-broadside view in the foreground, in stern view to the left (with her name visible on her transom) and in starboard-bow view on the far left, with other merchant shipping, and with John Perry's Brunswick Dock at Blackwall (from 1806 the East India Export Dock) visible on the far side of the river.

National Maritime Museum

London


Date

1804

Medium

oil on canvas

Measurements

H 91.5 x W 144.2 cm

Accession number

BHC3707

Work type

Painting


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