A lateen-rigged Portuguese sailing vessel, Lisbon, 1856 [Portugal]

No. 10 in Fanshawe's Baltic and later album, 1843 - 83. Captioned by the artist on the album page below the image 'Lisbon. Decr. 1856'. The drawing depicts a two-masted Portuguese lateen-rigged boat, with brown sails, against a dark sky. Though shown on calm open water without a coast behind, it is presumably on the Tagus.

Object Details

ID: PAI4682
Type: Drawing
Display location: Not on display
Creator: Fanshawe, Edward Gennys
Date made: Dec 1856
Credit: National Maritime Museum, Greenwich, London
Measurements: Sheet: 111 x 124 mm
Parts: Album of watercolours of the Baltic, Mediterranean, Scotland, Switzerland and Burma (Album)

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