Billy Waters

Part of the Michael Graham-Stewart slavery collection. A re-engraving after the 1819 print by T. L. Busby, see ZBA2696.
Billy Waters was born in America and lost his leg when a seaman in the 'Ganymede', sloop, under (later Sir) J. Purves, as a result of falling from her topsail yard.

Object Details

ID: ZBA2698
Collection: Special collections
Type: Print
Display location: Not on display
Creator: Unknown; unknown, T. L. Busby
Date made: circa 1820
People: Waters, Billy
Credit: National Maritime Museum, Greenwich, London, Michael Graham-Stewart Slavery Collection. Acquired with the assistance of the Heritage Lottery Fund
Measurements: Mount: 483 mm x 318 mm;Primary support: 155 mm x 108 mm

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