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Man of War in Torbay

Photo credit: Torre Abbey Museum

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This is a later work by the artist. It illustrates something which would be a familiar sight during that period of history.

In addition, the events of the naval battles between the empires of Britain and France known as the ‘Napoleonic Wars’ (1803–1815), and between Britain and the United States, ‘The War of 1812’ (1812–1815), were still in the public and artistic mind.

Torre Abbey Museum

Torquay


Date

1809

Medium

oil on canvas

Measurements

H 86 x W 128.6 cm

Accession number

A446

Acquisition method

unknown acquisition method

Work type

Painting


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Torre Abbey Museum

Torre Abbey, The King's Drive, Torquay, Devon TQ2 5JE England

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