Dutch luggers entering harbour, Dunkirk, France, 1886.
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Oil painting signed and dated by Arthur Meadows, showing ships on a rough sea entering Dunkirk harbour. Many people are waiting on the dockside for the arrival of the ships. A lugger is a small ship with two or three masts with a lugsail on each - a lugsail being an asymmetrical four-sided sail.