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The Royal Dockyard at Deptford, by Richard Paton.

The Royal Dockyard at Deptford, by Richard Paton.
The Royal Dockyard at Deptford, by Richard Paton.
© National Maritime Museum, London
Repro ID: PY9729
Description: This print of 1775 shows the scale of activity in and around the Royal Dockyard at Deptford, which was an important centre for the building and repair of the navy's ships. The efficient running of Britain's dockyards allowed the navy to be a highly effective force in protecting trade and empire.
Creator: Richard Paton (artist and engraver); John Hamilton Mortimer (artist) & William Woollett (engraver)
Date: 14 February 1775
Credit line: National Maritime Museum, London
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