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Watercolour - Spithead

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Basic Information

Accession Number:1899P59
Collection:Fine Art Prints and Drawings
Date:1855 - 1855

Maker Information

Artist:Edward Duncan - View biography for Edward Duncan


This painting was exhibited in 1856 as 'Spithead with part of the Baltic Fleet from Ryde Sands'. A 'Naval Review' of the fleet preparing for the Baltic Campaign was held at Spithead on St. Georges Day (23 April) 1856 to celebrate the end of the war.

Presented by James R Holliday, 1899.

Further Information

Production Period:19th century
Medium:Watercolour over pencil on paper.


Height:355 mm
Width:531 mm