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Deck of the P&O Steam Vessel MADRAS
Medium: Watercolour and pencil on paper
William Carpenter (1818-1899) has been described as one of the most skilled mid-nineteenth century watercolourists of the Indian scene. He travelled to India in 1850 returning seven years later. This watercolour is thought to date from his homeward journey.
Featured Ship: MADRAS (1852)
Shipping Line: P&O STEAM NAVIGATION COMPANY