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Tagged With: sailor

The City Chanters by Samuel Okey after John Collet 1771

Samuel Okey after John Collet (1725-1780) from the Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Collection Very interesting outfit for the center woman… Detail: boy, wig, tricorn hat, sailor, sea turtle, straw hat, girl, doll, prison, hand bills

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St. Petersport by Hermanus Petrus Schouten 1796

Hermanus Petrus Schouten (1747-1822) Detail: city street, street sellers, peddlers, wheel barrow, bucket, basket, baker, vegetables, workmen, shop, sailor, fishermen

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The Dexterous Trimmer by R. Houston 1751

R. Houston¬† –¬† From the Library of Congress Cartoons are great fun and this one is nice for study in that it is not too exaggerated at least in the visual features. Detail: curtain, window, mirror, paneled walls, paintings, shelf, bottle, bowl, table, razor, chair, gentleman, barbers bowl, sailor, short jacket, sailors trousers, money bag, … Continue reading »

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View of Boston Harbor by Franz Xaver Habermann 1770

Franz Xaver Habermann (1721-1796) Detail: harbor, ship, boat, soldier, sailor, musket, anchor, cannon, workmen, drum, barrel, castle

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The Medway at Rochester by Francis Wheatley 1776

Francis Wheatley (1747-1801) Detail: shore, river, fishing boat, oars, rope, furled sail, fisherman, basket, bridge, farmhouse, castle, laundry on line, trousers, sailors jacket, cloth cap, polonaise, apron, fence

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The Macarony Brothers by James Caldwall after Michel Vincent Brandoin 1772

by James Caldwall (1739-1789) after Michel Vincent Brandoin (1733-1807) from Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Collection While you can’t alway trust everything in a cartoon as they are caricatures, they are still might helpful. Detail: monkey, chain, walking stick, sailor, slops, sword, breeches, shoes, pipe, cravat, neckerchief, ruffled shirt, short jacket

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The Frigate Surprise at Anchor off Great Yarmouth Norfolk by Francis Holman 1775

Artist: Francis Holman(1760-1790) from the Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Collection Detail: sailor, boat, ship, frigate, navy, ensign, oar, windmill, sailboat, pier, pilot boat, officer

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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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The Bostonians Paying the Excise-man – (attributed to) Philip Dawe 1774

Philip Dawe (173?-1832) Detail: ship, tea party, bucket, liberty cap, tar and feather, sailor, stamp act, political cartoon, tea pot

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The Margate Hoy – Charles Catton 1785

Charles Catton (1728-1798) from the Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Collection Detail:  ship, sailor, bucket, fish, basket, bottle, traveling sales case, salesman, sail, cards, spoons, watch

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