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