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A Terrible Shipwreck: 12th February 1870 at Kingsdown near Deal

Photo credit: Compton Verney

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The shipwreck occurred on the night of 12th February 1870, according to an inscription on the reverse of the canvas.

Compton Verney

Compton Verney




oil on canvas


H 34.2 x W 42.4 cm (E)

Accession number

CVCSC : 0070.F

Acquisition method

purchased, 1993

Work type


Inscription description

painted : signed and dated : T.L. Morilyan R.N. March 1870

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Compton Verney

Compton Verney, Warwickshire CV35 9HZ England

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