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Blackwall Yard from the Thames, by Francis Holman.

Blackwall Yard from the Thames, by Francis Holman.
Blackwall Yard from the Thames.
© National Maritime Museum, London
Repro ID: BHC1866
Description: Blackwall was an important shipbuilding centre, specialising in the construction of naval vessels and armed merchantmen for the East India Company. By the late 18th century, Perry's yard, as the Blackwall establishment was then known, was the biggest private yard in the world.
Creator: Francis Holman
Date: 1784
Credit line: National Maritime Museum, London.
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