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The Kent Indiaman On Fire, In the Bay of Biscay

Major collection: Hart Nautical
Named collection: Arthur H. Clark Collection
Object type: aquatint
Maker: Daniell, William
Place made: United Kingdom, England
Date made: 1825
Materials: ink; board
Measurements: 13 in x 19 1/2 in
Nomenclature: Indiamen; merchantmen; Bay of Biscay
Classification: shipwrecks

Aquatint depicting the loss of the East Indiaman Kent in 1825. The print (after a painting by the same artist) shows survivors boarding and launching lifeboats while the Brigantine Cambria at right notices the Kent's distress signal.


Related People

Daniell, William
English, 1769-1837

Related Vessels

thumbnail Cambria
thumbnail Kent