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Ships laid up near Blackwall.

Ships laid up near Blackwall.
Ships laid up near Blackwall.
© National Maritime Museum, London
Repro ID: BHC1014
Description: At this time, Blackwall was an important centre for shipbuilding and repairs. In the background of this oil painting, the mast house of the Blackwall shipyard, begun in the late 16th century, is visible. The yard built and repaired ships for both the Admiralty and the East India Company.
Creator: Unknown
Date: c.1750
Credit line: National Maritime Museum, London
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