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Cooke, Edward William, 1811-1880 :Prison-ship, in Portsmouth Harbour. Convicts going on board. Drawn and etched by Edd. Wm Cooke 1828

Reference Number: A-110-015

A prison ship, bound for Australia. The ship is a large dilapidated structure, with additional rooms built on deck and washing hanging from lines above. Near the stern, a large rowboat filled with many convicts is moored, with sailors directing the prisoners towards a ladder scaling the ship's side. Wharves are visible beyond the ship

Key terms:
1 image, categorised under Ship portraits and Etchings, related to Mrs C E Kay, Edward William Cooke, Portsmouth, Prisoners, Convict ships and Criminals.

Part of:
Cooke, Edward William, 1811-1880 :Prison-ship, in Portsmouth Harbour. Convicts going on board. Drawn and etched by Edd. Wm Cooke 1828, Reference Number A-110-015 (1 digitised items)

Extent: 1 b&w art print(s)Etching 160 x 238 mm (plate-mark). Horizontal imageSingle art work

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