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The Emigrants, by Jacques-Joseph Tissot.
|The Emigrants, by Jacques-Joseph Tissot.|
|© National Maritime Museum, London|
|Repro ID: B9460|
|Description: This print by Jacques-Joseph Tissot depicts emigrants embarking on a vessel. The dense forest of masts would suggest a major dock. Poor economic conditions and the hope of a better life elsewhere encouraged millions of Britons and other Europeans to emigrate overseas.|
|Creator: Jacques-Joseph (James) Tissot|
|Credit line: National Maritime Museum, London|