Author(s): James Taylor
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Brings together a range of topics on the great voyages of discovery made by the Beagle. Illustrated with artworks, sketches and plans, the author has woven together the various strands of the Beagle story such as, the career history of the vessel, including designs and plans, biographies on Darwin and Captain Robert Fitzroy.
James Taylor is a former curator of paintings at the National Maritime Museum, Greenwich. Since leaving the museum he has established himself as a maritime art dealer and gives talks on a range of maritime subjects, one of which is Darwin's voyage on the Beagle. He is the author of Marine Painting (1995) and Yachts on Canvas (1998).