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Grace Horsley Darling.Grace Horsley Darling.
Grace Horsley Darling.

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Repro ID: PU3521
Title: Grace Horsley Darling.
Description: Grace Darling was born in 1815 and achieved great fame for the rescue she made with her father, keeper of the Longstone lighthouse, when the 'Forfarshire', a paddle-steamer bound from Hull to Dundee, was wrecked on the Farne Islands on 7 September 1838. Grace became the archetypal Victorian heroine in the aftermath of her daring rescue.
Creator: Rogerson & Tuxford
Date: 1852
Credit line: National Maritime Museum, London


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