HMS Barfleur

Made:
1774 in United Kingdom
maker:
Joseph Williams
artist:
Joseph Marshall

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Painting. [Model of HMS[ BARFLEUR. / 2nd. Rate 90 Guns. [Stern view]. / [bl] IOSH. WILLIAMS. D. ; [br] IOSH. MARSHALL P. 1774. - 1774. - Oil on panel, 75x104cm in gilt frame, 92.5x122.5x7.5cm. - 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 Thomas Slade; built Chatham Dockyard; launched 30 July 1768; 90 guns 2nd Rate; broken up Chatham, September 1819

Details

Category:
Art
Object Number:
1864-11/2
Measurements:
frame: 925 mm x 1225 mm x 75 mm,
image: 750 mm x 1040 mm
type:
oil painting
taxonomy:
  • visual and verbal communication
  • oil painting - visual work
credit:
Gift of Her Majesty Queen Victoria