Painting. [Model of HMS] ROYAL OAK, 3d: Rate 74 Guns. [Stern view]. / [bl] Joseph Williams. D. ; [br] Marshall P. 1774. - 1774. - Oil on panel, 56x76cm in gilt frame, 74x93x7.5cm. - 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 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: 745 x 920 x 80 mm
image: 560 mm x 760 mm
- oil painting
- visual and verbal communication
- oil painting - visual work
- Gift of Her Majesty Queen Victoria
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