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This work commemorates the Battle of the Glorious First of June, 1794. Lord Howe is second from the left in the group on 'Queen Charlotte's' quarter-deck, in admiral's full-dress uniform, 1787–1795, wearing a cocked hat. Though shown in uniform, during the battle he was reported as wearing an old civilian coat and knitted woollen cap. To the left, the Captain of the Fleet, Sir Roger Curtis, leans on a cannon.
oil on canvas
259 x 365.7 cm
National Maritime Museum
Romney Road Greenwich, London, Greater London SE10 9NF EnglandView venue
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