Repro ID: BHC1014
Title: Ships laid up near Blackwall.
Description: At this time, Blackwall was an important centre for shipbuilding and repairs. In the background of this oil painting, the mast house of the Blackwall shipyard, begun in the late 16th century, is visible. The yard built and repaired ships for both the Admiralty and the East India Company.
Credit line: National Maritime Museum, London