The Sailor's Farewell (caricature)

A picture of sailors saying goodbye to their loved ones. A large British Navy ships waits in the background. In the centre a sailor says goodbye to his weeping wife, young daughter and baby. In background a similar scene is repeated. Another woman is very distraught as her husband pushes off in a small boat.

Object Details

ID: PAH7359
Collection: Fine art
Type: Print
Display location: Not on display
Creator: Hudson, Henry; Ramberg, Johann Heinrich James Birchall
Date made: 5 Nov 1785
Credit: National Maritime Museum, Greenwich, London
Measurements: Primary support: 485 mm x 660 mm; Mount: 606 mm x 835 mm

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