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Type of English and Dutch men-of-war, time of Van Tromp.

Major collection: Hart Nautical
Named collection: Arthur H. Clark Collection
Object type: print
Maker: Frederick A. Stokes Company; Seppings Wright, G. C.
Place made: United States, New York
Date made: 1899
Materials: ink; gloss paper; mounting
Measurements: 5 1/4 in x 8 in
Nomenclature: British; Dutch
Classification: vessel depictions

Print reproduction of a painting by Seppings-Wright, depicting an English and a Dutch man of war. One vessel, the British, is seen in three-quarters stern view at left; the other in three-quarters bow view at right; the sails of the latter are tattered. Other vessels are indistinctly visible in the background. The time period of these vessels is ca. 1680. Artist signature at bottom right of painting. Title in lower margin. From William Clark Russell's "The ship: her story", 1899. Originally page 62 of that volume; the form of the British ship is discussed on pp. 61-63.


CC-N-0394