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HMS Britannia Leaving Harbour | Robert Strickland Thomas | 1830

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Size: 11"x14"
Frame Style: Black Frame

The painting portrays the ship 'Britannia', a 120-gun warship, showcasing her stern with her name emblazoned. She is flying the white ensign and the pre-1850 tricolour pennant, with her anchor raised. Figures are visible on the deck and in the rigging. The Mediterranean coastline features a rocky outcrop in the left foreground and cliffs with grassy headlands on the right. A ruined tower, a fort, and a church are depicted on the cliff, with the coastline extending into the distance. Another warship is anchored in the harbour, shown in port-broadside view, along with other vessels, including a lateen-rigged ship in the middle distance. Built in 1820, 'Britannia' was stationed in the Mediterranean between 1830-32 and again in 1835, possibly depicting the coastline of Malta. The artist, who learned to paint while serving in the Royal Navy, later pursued painting professionally, focusing on Royal Naval subjects.

 

Frame:

Created from high-quality wood, milled with simple clean lines and presented with a satin finish. Includes an off-white mount that will not discolour or fade with age.

All framed prints feature our premium fine art paper. This is a museum-quality paper which reproduces photography and artworks with exceptional tonality and renders sharp details with consistent flatness and accuracy.


Print: 

For the matted / mounted prints we use a thick 1.4mm window mount cut from premium, textured mountboard. All mounts are "conservation grade", FSC certified, 100% acid free, and will not discolour or fade with age.


  • Simple, elegant design
  • Premium, fine art paper with a gently textured surface
  • Handmade by specialist picture framers
  • FSC certified off-white mat / window mount
  • Delivered ready for hanging