Maritime 2: girl in a dress at sea How do you think the girl in the red dress feels? Expand She looks happy and excited! Voyages across the English Channel could sometimes be rough, like in this painting from Edwardian times (just before the first World War). Despite the bad weather, lots of passengers are promenading (walking) up and down the deck, taking the sea air. Can you see the name of the ship? What do you think the small boat on the deck above is for?