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All products are printed in the UK, using the latest digital presses and a giclée printmaking process.
We only use premium branded inks, and colours are independently verified to last between 100 and 200 years.
Jack (Tom Saunders) is told a story by his Greenwich Pensioner father (see PAF6067) in which a press-gang board a merchantman. One of the crew, hiding in the hold, is collared there in the dark. When brought on deck he finds he has been impressed by his own brother: 'Archy collars him and takes him on deck, when who should it prove to be but his own brother Andrew! 'Oh Archy, Archy! I didn't think this of you.' 'Well, Andrew, I didn't know it was you, but there's no help for it; you must come and serve in the main top along with me...'. Original illustration to Marryat's 'Poor Jack' (1840)
Original size: 245 mm x 216 mm
- Image reference: PW6070
- National Maritime Museum, Greenwich, London