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A Spanish Ship of War, Carrying 50 guns, built about the middle of the seventeenth century

Major collection: Hart Nautical
Named collection: Arthur H. Clark Collection
Object type: aquatint
Maker: Tomkins, Charles; Faulder, R.
Place made: United Kingdom, Greater London, London
Date made: 1796
Materials: ink; paper
Measurements: 3 1/2 in x 7 1/2 in
Nomenclature: Spanish
Classification: vessel depictions

Half of a print showing two historic vessel types; this half shows only the top vessel, a Spanish warship, side view. She is shown without spars, rigging, or sails, and everything below the waterline is drawn as a simple outline. The title is printed above the image. Originally, the print also depicted the British ship "Speaker", below the Spanish warship.


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thumbnail The "Speaker" an English Second Rate of 54 Guns
Faulder, R.; Tomkins, Charles

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Tomkins, Charles
British publisher/printer; printmaker; painter/draughtsman, 1757-1823