The French cruiser Jean Bart (1889) anchored at Shanghai

A starboard side view, just aft of the broadside, of the French cruiser Jean Bart (1889) anchored at Shanghai. A large tricolour flag is flying at the stern and the cruiser is dressed overall. The Imperial German flag is flying from the main mast. A couple of sampans are in the water at the stern. In the background, off the ship's port bow, are two single-funnelled and two-masted European steamers morred next to each other.

The original negative envelope was labelled: 'French Cruiser Jean Bart, Shanghai, 1900' and the reverse of the accompanying contact print is labelled: 'Jean Bart' French Cruiser at Shanghai during the troubles 1900'

Object Details

ID: N64423
Type: Glass plate negative
Display location: Not on display
Creator: Jones, Kenneth Hurlstone
Vessels: Jean Bart (1889)
Date made: 1900
Credit: National Maritime Museum, Greenwich, London
Measurements: Overall: 82 mm x 102 mm

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