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A Sailor Boy relating the Story of his Shipwreck to a Cottage Family

A sailor boy in tattered clothes talking to a family in rustic dress outside a cottage, relating his woes; the father smokes and gestures towards him, while an old woman sitting on the left looks up from her sewing, and another woman and two children listen with expressions of dismay; the ship foundering on rocks in the background.  1794  Mezzotint with some etching

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A sailor boy in tattered clothes talking to a family in rustic dress outside a cottage, relating his woes; the father smokes and gestures towards him, while an old woman sitting on the left looks up from her sewing, and another woman and two children listen with expressions of dismay; the ship foundering on rocks in the background. 1794 Mezzotint with some etching

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