East Indiaman Herefordshire

Made:
1815 in England
artist:
William John Huggins

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Painting. East Indiaman "Herefordshire" (1813) / WJ Huggins, 1815. Oil on canvas; 1320 x1920mm. Signed and dated bl, W.J. Huggins, 1815. Portrait, ship. Shipbuilders' commission with the ship depicted in three different positions, stern, aft, and port, full sail. Coastal scene off Margate. The Herefordshire was built in Bombay in 1813 to the specification of the East India Company who chartered her from private ownership. She was of 1342 tons burden with a crew of 130 men and armed with 26 guns

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Category:
Art
Object Number:
1934-307
type:
oil painting
taxonomy:
  • visual and verbal communication
  • oil painting - visual work
  • furnishing and equipment
  • vehicle - transportation
credit:
Admiral Sir Arthur Moore

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