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A homeward bound East Indiaman Taking a Pilot off Dover

Major collection: Hart Nautical
Named collection: Arthur H. Clark Collection
Object type: aquatint; etching
Maker: Dodd, Robert; Morrison, C.; Pollard, Robert, I
Place made: United Kingdom, Greater London, London
Date made: 1787
Materials: ink; paper
Measurements: 16 1/2 in x 26 in
Nomenclature: East India Company; East Indiaman
Classification: vessel depictions

A starboard-broadside view of the East Indiaman 'Dutton' (center) taking a pilot boat off Dover. She flies a large British ensign at her stern and a Union Jack at the top of her foremast. Other sailing vessels surround her in the background. The small pilot boat parks parallel to the 'Dutton' and another small dinghy with four men is in the left foreground.