Painting. [Model of HMS] KINGFISHER, Sloop 14 Guns. [Bow view]. / [bl] John Binmer, D. ; [br] Josh. Marshall, P. - 1775. - Oil on panel, 47.1x67.8x1.2cm in gilt frame, 63.5x83.5x7cm. - Perspective painting at 45 degree angle from Navy Board original plans. - Commissioned by King George III as part of a series of paired bow and stern paintings of British warship models, one example of each class of ship in the naval establishment. Ship designed by Sir John Williams; built Chatham Dockyard; launched 13 July 1770; 14 guns sloop; burnt at Rhode Island to avoid capture 7 August 1778
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image: 471 mm x 678 mm x 12 mm,
frame: 635 x 835 x 70 mm
- oil painting
- visual and verbal communication
- oil painting - visual work
- Gift of Her Majesty Queen Victoria
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