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H. M. S. Dido (18 Guns) Casting from Spithead, 1841
Named collection: Arthur H. Clark Collection
Object type: lithograph
Maker: Day & Haghe; Inglefield, Edward Augustus; Dutton, Thomas Goldsworth; Fores
Place made: United Kingdom, Greater London, London
Date made: 1845
Materials: ink; paper; gum arabic
Measurements: 14 1/2 in x 18 in
Nomenclature: British Navy; corvettes
Classification: ship portraits
A port-side view of the corvette with her fore course and main course loosely furled. She flies a British naval white ensign. At the horizon line is a coastal city. Other small and large sailing vessels and a steamship are in the left and right background. In the bottom margin, the text notes that the print is dedicated to Captain Keppel, who commanded the ship from 1841-1845, and the officers of the ship.