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IMAGE number
DGA517848
Title
The Royal Dockyard in Chatham, by Joseph Farington, 1785-94 (detail)
Artist
Farington, Joseph (1747-1821) / English
Description
In 1785, the Navy Board commissioned Nicholas Pocock (1740-1821), and Farington to paint panoramic views of the six naval dockyards for reference use "Views of His Majesty's Dockyards"; meticulously executed aerial views; Anchor Wharf storehouses; ropery; twin-towered dockyard gate (1719); officers' houses; stacked timber; sail and flag lofts; River Medway; Artwork-location: London-Greenwich, National Maritime Museum
Credit
De Agostini Picture Library / G. Nimatallah / Bridgeman Images
Keywords
  • 18th century
  • aerial
  • architecture
  • art
  • art and craft
  • british
  • building exterior
  • capital cities
  • chatham
  • close-up
  • day
  • detailed
  • dock
  • docks
  • england
  • english
  • english culture
  • fortification
  • high angle view
  • history
  • horizon
  • horizontal
  • illustration and painting
  • london
  • london-greenwich national maritime museum
  • nautical vessel
  • naval
  • navy
  • nicholas pocock
  • no people
  • outdoors
  • perspective
  • royal dockyard
  • sailing boat
  • ship
  • ships
  • slips
  • thames river
  • the past
  • topographical
  • transportation
  • travel destinations
  • 1782

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