HMS Royal George

1774 in United Kingdom
Joseph Marshall
John Binmer

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Painting. [Model of HMS] ROYAL GEORGE, / 1st: Rate 100 Guns. [Bow view]. / [bl] BINMER, D. ; [br] Marshall 1774. - 1774. - Oil on canvas, 75.5x105cm in gilt frame, 93x122x7.5cm. - 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 1745 Establishment; built Woolwich Dockyard; ex- Royal Anne, renamed 19 January 1756; launched 18 February 1756; 100 guns 1st Rate; foundered at Spithead, 29 August 1782; guns and stores recovered by diving bell 1839, then hull blown up; wreck raised 1840

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frame: 930 x 1220 x 75 mm
image: 755 mm x 1050 mm
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