HMS Enterprize

Made:
1775 in United Kingdom
artist:
Joseph Marshall
maker:
John Binmer

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Painting. [Model of HMS] ENTERPRIZE, 6th. Rate 28 Guns. [Bow view]. / [bl] John Binmer D. ; [br] J. Marshall. P. / 1775. - Oil on panel, 47x67.5cm in gilt frame, 63.5x84x7cm. - 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 Deptford Dockyard; launched 1774; 28 guns 6th Rate; harbour service 1799; broken up 1807

Details

Category:
Art
Object Number:
1864-5/1
Measurements:
frame: 635 x 840 x 70 mm
image: 470 mm x 675 mm
type:
oil painting
taxonomy:
  • visual and verbal communication
  • oil painting - visual work
credit:
Gift of Her Majesty Queen Victoria