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Tagged With: sailor clothing

The Liberty of the Subject (press gang) by Humphrey 1779

Humphrey Detail: dog, child, mop, cudgel, scissors, sailor clothing, sailor, officer, press gang

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Death of Captain James Cook – George Carter 1783

George Carter (1737–1794) It’s getting pretty naval around here…   I am not including the native side in my detail as I have no idea how correct this artist maybe on that aspect. Detail: sailor clothing, marines, boats, muskets, slops, striped trousers, handkerchief, sword, hair, hats, muskets, sailor

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Ships in the Thames Estuary near Sheerness – Sailmaker 1708

Isaac Sailmaker  1633-1721 Detail:  Ships, boats, sailor clothing, sailboat

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Men Loading a Boat with Barrels – Scott

Samuel Scott, ca. 1702-1772  from the Yale Center for British Art Detail:  boat, mast, sailors, barrels, boxes, sailor clothing, boy

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A New Way to Pay the National Debt – Gillray 1796

James Gillray  1756 – 1815 It’s a left over from wheelbarrow week.  It is caricature, so you have to take that into consideration but still very interesting.   Special note – watch for that sailor hat again.  it is probably a worn out tricorn hat with the brim cut off almost entirely, it shows up frequently … Continue reading »

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