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Emigrant Ship in Dublin Bay, Sunset.
By Edward Hayes.


The beautiful image below is by Irish artist Edward Hayes, Hayes decided at an early age to become a marine artist he sailed around Ireland in his own yacht. At one time he took a job as stewart on a transatlantic ship to familiarize himself with the sea.

The image hangs in the National Gallery of Ireland and shows emigrants being rowed to a ship which would take them to a new life far from their native land.