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Cutty Sark and HMS Worcester EPW061029




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Cutty Sark and HMS Worcester EPW061029

Greenhithe, Kent. The Cutty Sark tea clipper and HMS Worcester berthed outside Ingress Abbey (the Incorporated Thames Nautical Training College). Photographed in May 1939 by Aerofilms Ltd

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10"x8" Photo Print

Introducing the captivating "Cutty Sark and HMS Worcester" photograph from the Media Storehouse collection, brought to you by Historic England Archive. This iconic image, copyrighted by Historic England, transports us back in time to May 1939, when the Cutty Sark tea clipper and HMS Worcester were berthed outside Ingress Abbey, the Incorporated Thames Nautical Training College, in Greenhithe, Kent. Witness the timeless beauty of these historic vessels as they gracefully rest against the backdrop of England's rich maritime history. Each print is meticulously crafted to bring the authentic details and vibrant colors of this moment in time to your home or office. Add a touch of history and elegance to your space with this exquisite, limited-edition photograph from the Media Storehouse collection.

Photo prints are produced on Kodak professional photo paper resulting in timeless and breath-taking prints which are also ideal for framing. The colors produced are rich and vivid, with accurate blacks and pristine whites, resulting in prints that are truly timeless and magnificent. Whether you're looking to display your prints in your home, office, or gallery, our range of photographic prints are sure to impress. Dimensions refers to the size of the paper in inches.

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Estimated Product Size is 25.4cm x 20.3cm (10" x 8")

These are individually made so all sizes are approximate

Artwork printed orientated as per the preview above, with landscape (horizontal) or portrait (vertical) orientation to match the source image.


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This evocative photograph captures the historic moment when the iconic Cutty Sark tea clipper and HMS Worcester, a Royal Navy sloop, were berthed outside Ingress Abbey, the Incorporated Thames Nautical Training College, in Greenhithe, Kent, in May 1939. The Cutty Sark, with its distinctive black hull and distinctive rigging, was a symbol of the golden age of sailing ships and the tea trade. Its sleek lines and impressive speed made it a formidable competitor in the race to bring tea from China to Britain. HMS Worcester, on the other hand, represented the cutting edge of naval technology. A sloop of the 'C' class, it was a versatile warship, capable of both defensive and offensive operations. Its sleek lines and powerful engines made it a formidable presence on the water. The photograph provides a fascinating snapshot of maritime history, with the two vessels dwarfed by the vast expanse of the Thames Estuary. The Incorporated Thames Nautical Training College, with its imposing red-brick buildings, can be seen in the background, a testament to the importance of maritime education and training. The image is a reminder of a bygone era, when sailing ships ruled the waves and the Royal Navy was the guardian of the seas. It also highlights the rich maritime heritage of Greenhithe and the Thames Estuary, which continues to be celebrated and preserved to this day.

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