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Jorgensen, Jorgen, 1780-1841 :Loss of His Majestys Ship the Porpoise, and the East India ship the Cato, on Wreckreef in the Southsea 1804 [i e 1803] By [?] Jorgen Jorgensen [1808 or 1809?]

Reference Number: C-015-006

A night scene with the two ships heeled over beyond the reef in the background, and men on low rocky reefs in the middle ground hauling objects from the ships. There are futher men in a lifeboat rowing towards the reef in the foreground

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1 image, categorised under Watercolours, Ink drawings and Ship portraits, related to Jorgen Jurgensen, Matthew Flinders, Porpoise HMS (Ship), Cato (Ship, wrecked 1803), Great Barrier Reef, Salvage, Shipwrecks - Australia and Moonlight.

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Jorgensen, Jorgen, 1780-1841 :Loss of His Majestys Ship the Porpoise, and the East India ship the Cato, on Wreckreef in the Southsea 1804 [i e 1803] By [?] Jorgen Jorgensen [1808 or 1809?], Reference Number C-015-006 (1 digitised items)

Extent: 1 watercolour(s)Watercolour with pen and ink 495 x 594 mm. Single art work

Historical Notes: Wreckreef, or Flinders' Reef, is part of Australia's Barrier Reef. Date of loss of ships Aug 17, 1803

Conditions governing access to original: Partial restriction - Use photographic copies in preference to original.

Other copies available: File PrintIn Drawings & Prints under Artist/Title (DFP-012797)

Inscriptions: Inscribed - Recto - beneath image: title in ink, with William Jackson Hooker Esqr below the title and Joergen Joergensen [with umlauts over the os] lower right

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