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November 07, 2009

The Fighting Téméraire tugged to her last Berth to be Broken up, 1838


J. M. W. Turner, 1775-1851.

Posted by Ghost of a flea at November 7, 2009 11:08 AM


Lovely. With the ghost in the distance marking her voyage. As well, (and it took Schama's commentary to point this out to me, duh) Turner graces her with masts and full rigging on her way to her end. Sorry I had never noticed that before.

Posted by: The_Campblog [TypeKey Profile Page] at November 7, 2009 03:56 PM