John Timpany

John Timpany

I doubt if I have any idea as to how to be a normal human being. I have a pretty good idea as to how to be a musician. I think it's worth the effort though. I'l
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On board an Indiaman - National Maritime Museum

On board an Indiaman - National Maritime Museum

Frank Brangwyn (Anglo/Welsh, 1867-1956) "Seascape", 1913

Frank Brangwyn (Anglo/Welsh, 1867-1956) "Seascape", 1913

This is the basic 18th century sailor get-up, very informal and features the wide-leg pants and neckerchief.

This is the basic 18th century sailor get-up, very informal and features the wide-leg pants and neckerchief.

Philippe Lodowyck Jacob Sadee, The Farewell

Philippe Lodowyck Jacob Sadee, The Farewell

"A Thames Wharf" by Samuel Scott (1757) at the Victoria and Albert Museum, London - From the curators' comments: "London began in ancient times as a small settlement next to a crossing point of the Thames, and until the mid-19th century the river was still the main route through which all the trading wealth flowed into the City. The docks were literally the gateway to the world, filled with a huge mass of shipping."

"A Thames Wharf" by Samuel Scott (1757) at the Victoria and Albert Museum, London - From the curators' comments: "London began in ancient times as a small settlement next to a crossing point of the Thames, and until the mid-19th century the river was still the main route through which all the trading wealth flowed into the City. The docks were literally the gateway to the world, filled with a huge mass of shipping."

Sailors & Seamen

Sailors & Seamen

N.C. Wyeth.

N.C. Wyeth.

Henry Scott Tuke - All Hands To The Pump,1888

Henry Scott Tuke - All Hands To The Pump,1888

Men aboard a ship. Often times, sailors wouldn't see their families for months at a time out on the high seas