Showing posts tagged Age of Sail

" Vue de Saigon "   …  Albumen Silver Print [1866] by Photographer:  Emile Gsell, French

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 Russell Crowe as Captain Jack Aubrey in 2003 film “Master & Commander” 

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" The Flying Fish of Boston "  …  Artist:  Jan de Quelery, Holland

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" Port of Genoa — 1870 "  

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Artist:  Ryan Mutter, UK

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belfasting:

HMS Victory, Portsmouth

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malebeautyinart:

J.Sidney Willis Hodges: Lord Hood of Avalon as a Midshipman (Watercolour ca. 1860)

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" Chinese Port of Foochow in 1860 and present day Fuzhou Skyline " 

Foochow, on the Min River, was the starting point of many of the Tea Clipper Races of the 1860’s … The story is here:

http://blogs.smithsonianmag.com/history/2011/12/the-great-tea-race-of-1866/ 

" HMS Lancaster "  …  At the Cape of Good Hope [Circa 1800] … A watercolor executed by and contained in the diary of Seaman George Hodge …… George was 13 years old when he went to sea and started his diary in 1790 !!

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" Black Jacks "   ….   Author:   W. Jeffrey Bolster

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cebofla:

The Art of Cornelis De Vries

http://cebofla.tumblr.com/

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" Brave Men "  ….  Painting  [1986] …  Artist:  Ed Ruscha 

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vintagephotolibrary:

‘Titania’ at Britannia Dry Dock 

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" Naval Ship and Lighthouse "  ….  Aquatint published by Gold, London [Circa 1818]

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