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Deptford Dockyard, by Joseph Farrington.
© National Maritime Museum, London
Repro ID: BHC1874
Description: Farrington was commissioned to paint this image by the Navy Board. It is a panoramic, almost aerial view of Deptford Dockyard in the late 18th century. The painting, absent of figures, resembles a plan and the vessels in the foreground provide an indication of scale. Farington was a topographical painter who became a member of the Royal Academy in 1785.
Creator: Joseph Farrington
Date: 18th century
Credit line: National Maritime Museum, London. Greenwich Hospital Collection.
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