|"A Cribbage Party in St. Giles's Disturbed by a Press Gang," Thomas Rowlandson, 1787, Royal Collection Trust.|
If you haven't discovered Kyle Dalton's blog: "British Tars, 1740-1790" yet, then have we got a treat for you! His site explores the dress of common British and American sailors from 1740-1790 through primary source images and some top notch research.
Click HERE to have a look at some of the original images and research featured on his blog specifically about the PRESS GANG.
In addition, the British Tars blog is our very FIRST affiliate on Pressgang Week and will be posting all manner of Pressgang related materials and articles this week!
Go have a look, then be sure to be back here at NOON (cst) for today's second post!