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Life of a Sailor.

Life of a Sailor.
Life of a Sailor.
© National Maritime Museum, London
Repro ID: PY3333
Description: This collage of pictures shows the life of a sailor, from being a young waterman to retiring to the Royal Hospital for Seamen at Greenwich. It includes familiar scenes such as battles and storms. It is the cover of a sheet of Victorian music composed and arranged for the piano forte by Charles Glover of London.
Creator: N and M Hanhart
Date: c. 1860
Credit line: National Maritime Museum, London
National Maritime Museum/Royal Observatory GreenwichNew Opportunities Fund 
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