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Lord Howe on the Deck of the 'Queen Charlotte', 1 June 1794

Photo credit: National Maritime Museum, Greenwich, London

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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. He wears the full-dress uniform of a commodore, 1787–1795.

National Maritime Museum

London


Date

c.1794

Medium

oil on canvas

Measurements

H 259 x W 365.7 cm

Accession number

BHC2740

Work type

Painting


National Maritime Museum

Romney Road, Greenwich, London, Greater London SE10 9NF England

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