Ships Through the Ages: The Ship of Romance – "Great Harry"

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Ships Through the Ages: The Ship of Romance - "Great Harry". Built by King Henry VIII in the 16th century, this vessel was of more than a thousand tons burden and it carried 34 large guns and a vast armament of smaller guns. It was called "Great Harry" which served as a pattern for all the naval engineers of the next hundred and fifty years. In the background of the painting is the "Mary Rose," the "ship of the cloth of gold.". Artist/Sponsor: King, Frederic Leonard, 1879-1947; Public Works of Art Project (U.S.). Date: 1934–1935. Sourced from Digital Commonwealth website.

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