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Oil painting of smugglers

Date made: 19th century

Maker / artist: unknown

Date collected: unknown

Material: oil paint|canvas

Status: Further research required

Accession number: F3806

A large group are unloading barrels from sailing boats run onto the beach.The impression is they are smugglers, illegally importing contraband (smuggled goods which included barrels of brandy, tobacco and French lace) across the Channel from France without paying taxes

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