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Prince of Wales, East Indiaman, (1350 Tons,)
Named collection: Arthur H. Clark Collection
Object type: lithograph
Maker: Dutton, Thomas Goldsworth; Foster, William; Fry, Edmund; Day & Haghe
Place made: United Kingdom, England, London; United Kingdom, England, Portsmouth, Portsmouth
Date made: 1843
Materials: ink; paper
Measurements: 14 3/4 in x 18 1/2 in
Nomenclature: British; East Indiamen
Classification: ship portraits
A port view of the Blackwall frigate Indiaman, the 'Prince of Wales.' Built in 1842, she was specially fitted for carrying troops to the East. She was known to have a classical female figurehead and the Prince of Wales' feathers on the side of the stem. Here, she sails off a coast, seen in the background, flying a British ensign. A smaller, one-masted sailboat navigates in the foreground near her stern. The print is dedicate in the bottom margin to Richard Green, Esquire of Blackwell by the artist, Thomas G. Dutton.