A distressed sailor by S.W. Fores

A distressed sailor

S.W. Fores

Fine art poster

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  • 240gsm thick fine art print paper
  • 100+ year colour guarantee
  • Dimensions:
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    • by cm excluding border ( by in)

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A distressed sailor

Destitute sailors temporarily without a ship or more often invalided out of service were a common sight both in Britain and abroad. While the loss of a limb might not effect the opportunities of a senior officer, for example Lord Nelson, a seaman who lost a leg or arm was unlikely to be able to continue in naval service. Despite the establishment of a number of charitable institutions for invalided sailors many were forced to resort to local charity and begging.
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Original size: 365 mm x 262 mm

  • Image reference: PW3804

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