HMS Royal Oak

1774 in United Kingdom
Joseph Marshall
John Binmer

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Painting. [Model of HMS] ROYAL OAK, / 3d: Rate 74 Guns. [Bow view]. / [bl] J. Binmer. D. ; [br] J. Marshall. 1774. P. - 1774. - Oil on panel, 56x75.8cm in gilt frame, 74x93x8cm. - 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 Plymouth Dockyard; launched 13 November 1769; 74 guns 3rd Rate; prison ship 11 January 1796; renamed Assistance 25 October 1805; broken up 1815


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frame: 740 x 930 x 80 mm
image: 560 mm x 758 mm
oil painting
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  • oil painting - visual work
Gift of Her Majesty Queen Victoria

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