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Nicholas Pocock

Nicholas Pocock, seaman and artist


Portrait, Nicholas Pocock , an engraving after a painting by his son, c1871. Pocock was a ship’s captain and an artist. His early voyages to sea may have included some on slave ships, which would explain his pictures of the trading of slaves at the coast of West Africa. (Many of his pictures can be seen on this webiste).

Creator: Pocock

Date: c1871

Copyright: Copyright BCC Museum

Object ID:M 3033

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