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Sailors and 12 Apostles.

Sailors and 12 Apostles.
Sailors and 12 Apostles.
© National Maritime Museum, London
Description: Three sailors and their female companions stroll through the City. The caption reads: 'As some sailors were passing by St. Paul's Cathedral; One of them pointing to the statues, asked who those Gemmen were? "the twelve apsotles to be sure" answered another. "How can that be?" said a third, "as why there only six of them!" "Shiver my timbers" replied the first "would you have them all on deck at once"'.
Creator: Alfred Mills (artist and engraver); Bowles & Carver (publishers).
Date: 2 June 1806
Credit line: National Maritime Museum, London
National Maritime Museum/Royal Observatory GreenwichNew Opportunities Fund 
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