Product images of Midshipman
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Manufactured in the UK
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.
Midshipmen were usually the sons of wealthy or aristocratic families training to become commissioned officers. They usually joined the Navy at the age of twelve to fourteen and can be easily identified by the white patch on the collar of their uniform which is still in use today. They were taught navigation, astronomy and trigonometry by the ship's schoolmaster as well as undertaking watches on deck when school hours were over. (no.5 in a series)
Original size: 261 mm x 204 mm
- Image reference: PW4970
- National Maritime Museum, Greenwich, London