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Christmas with poor Jack at the Seamen's Hospital.

Christmas with poor Jack at the Seamen's Hospital.
Christmas with poor Jack at the Seamen's Hospital.
© National Maritime Museum, London
Repro ID: D2949
Description: An illustation of the seamen from the Seaman's Hospital ('Dreadnought') eating Christmas dinner. There are seamen from many different nationalities and ethnic groups, including Afro-Caribbeans, Indians and Arabs, all eating alongside European sailors at the table. At the top it says "Honour those whose words and deeds helps us in our daily needs".
Creator: 'Illustrated London News'
Date: 6 January 1877
Credit line: National Maritime Museum, London
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