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Tagged With: sailor

Couple at the Docks with Sailors – Daniel Chodowiecki

Daniel Chodowiecki (1726–1801) The sailor/porter with the chest on his back is wearing a monmouth cap similar to the one we just added to our website. Detail: boat, anchor, barrel, package, sail, sailor, servant, sea chest, baggage, ladies cape, gentleman, knit cap

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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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View on the Thames with Westminster Bridge – Samuel Scott 1744

Samuel Scott  ( 1702 – 1772 )     from the Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Collection Detail: boat, sailor, pipe, table, sail, barrel, basket, mug, London, flag

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Rochefort Arsenal – Joseph Vernet 1761

Claude-Joseph Vernet ( 1714 –  1789 ) Detail: naval port, iron cook pot, copper kettle, copper fry pan, barrel, bundles,  boat, sailor,  man of war, ship, horses, fire, boat crew, basket

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An English Sloop Becalmed near the Shore – Swaine

Francis Swaine  ( 1730 – 1782 )  from the Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Collection Detail: ship, boat, seaman, sailor, round hat, short jacket

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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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