HMS Ambuscade

1775 in United Kingdom
Joseph Marshall
John Binmer

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Painting. [Model of HMS] AMBUSCADE, / 5th: Rate 32 Guns. [Bow view]. / [bl] I. Binmer, D. ; [br] Josh. Marshall P. / 1775. - 1775. - Oil on panel, 51.1x73.6x1.2cm in gilt frame, 68x90x7cm. - Perspective painting at 45 degree angle from Navy Board original plans. - Commissioned in 1773 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 Adams & Co. Deptford, river Thames; launched 17 September 1773; 32 guns 5th Rate; taken by the Bayonnaise 14 December 1798; broken up 1813


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image: 511 mm x 736 mm x 12 mm,
frame: 680 x 900 x 70 mm
oil painting
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  • oil painting - visual work
Gift of Her Majesty Queen Victoria

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