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A model of a brig carrying emigrants (c. 1840).

A model of a brig carrying emigrants (c. 1840).
A model of a brig carrying emigrants (c. 1840).
© National Maritime Museum, London
Repro ID: D9933_2
Description: A full hull model (scale: 1:32) of a brig or snow (circa 1840), used in the emigrant trade. Such ships carried thousands of British and other European emigrants out to North America and Australasia.
Creator: Unknown
Date: 19th century
Credit line: National Maritime Museum, London
National Maritime Museum/Royal Observatory GreenwichNew Opportunities Fund 
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