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A portrait of a powerfully armed East India Company vessel, identifiable by the striped ensign, jack and pendants. A further mark of identification is the cypher positioned above the taffrail. The ship is shown from two positions, on the left it is in port-broadside view, with the bow slightly turned towards the viewe,. On the right it is viewed from astern, showing the ornately carved figures of the transom.
oil on canvas
126.5 x 119.7 cm
National Maritime Museum
Romney Road Greenwich, London, Greater London SE10 9NF EnglandView venue
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