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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|
|Credit line: National Maritime Museum, London.|