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The Trafalfar, East Indiaman, 1250 Tons

Major collection: Hart Nautical
Named collection: Arthur H. Clark Collection
Object type: lithograph
Maker: Dutton, Thomas Goldsworth; Day & Haghe; Ackermann & Co.
Place made: United Kingdom, Greater London, London
Date made: 1840
Materials: ink; paper
Measurements: 14 1/2 in x 20 in
Nomenclature: British; East Indiamen; Blackwall
Classification: ship portraits

A tinted lithograph of the head and starboard-side quarter view of Green's Blackwall East Indiaman, 'Trafalgar.' She flies the pre-1843 Blackwall line house flag, in which a (red) cross overlays a (blue) square, in choppy waters. She is flanked by a small sailing boat in the right foreground and two larger sailing vessels in the left background. A second Blackwall frigate is identified as the 'Owen Glendower' below the printed plate and above the title and publication detail.


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Ackermann & Co.
British/German publisher/printmaker/printer, 1792 - 1834