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The Ship-Wreck Sailors

Date: 1804
Dimensions:
Overall: 408 x 494 mm, 40 g
Medium: Ink on paper
Credit Line: ANMM Collection Purchased with USA Bicentennial Gift funds
Classification:Art
Object Name: Engraving
Object No: 00036377
Place Manufactured:London

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    This engraving depicts ship wrecked sailors struggling to shore. Survivors of the sinking vessel are clutching to pieces of broken wood amidst large crashing waves, while a wearly sailor helps another climb onto the rocky shore.
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