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Marseille harbour, 1895.

Marseille harbour, 1895.
Marseille harbour, 1895.
© National Maritime Museum, London
Repro ID: P1636
Description: The Norwegian brig 'Atlantic' in Marseille harbour in 1895. Marseille was the busiest port on the Mediterranean coast of France. Józef Korzeniowski, later famous as the writer Joseph Conrad, arrived here from Poland in 1874. Before switching to the British merchant navy in 1878, Korzeniowski sailed from Marseille to the Caribbean and Latin America.
Creator: unknown
Date: 1895
Credit line: National Maritime Museum, London
National Maritime Museum/Royal Observatory GreenwichNew Opportunities Fund 
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