Illustrated journal kept by Midshipman Joseph Pape, RN, a prisoner of war captured by the French.

Illustrated journal kept by Joseph Pape, midshipman, RN, a prisoner of war captured by the French. Contains fine illustrations of contemporary buildings and vessels; the text is of literary interest as it is written in verse. The journal gives insight into social conditions during the time of the Napoleonic Wars. The journal was compiled by Joseph Pape of Dring House, York at the end of the eighteenth century.

Object Details

ID: JOD/250
Type: Manuscript
Display location: Not on display
Creator: Pape; Pape, Joseph Pape, Joseph
Date made: 1799
Credit: National Maritime Museum, Greenwich, London
Measurements: 1 box
Parts: Journals and Diaries (Manuscript)

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