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Deptford Dockyard.

Deptford Dockyard.
Deptford Dockyard.
Unique ID: BHC1874
Description: Farrington was commissioned to paint this image by the Navy Board. It is a panoramic, almost aerial view of Deptford Dockyard in the late 18th century. The painting, absent of figures, resembles a plan and the vessels in the foreground provide an indication of scale. Farington was a topographical painter who became a member of the Royal Academy in 1785.
Creator: Joseph Farington
Date: 18th century
Copyright of object: Out of Copyright
Credit line: National Maritime Museum, London. Greenwich Hospital Collection.
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