C1875

H.M.S. Devastion

Artist:

Thomas Goldsworthy Dutton (1820 - 1891)

HMS Devastation was the first of two Devastation-class mastless turret ships built for the British Royal Navy. This was the first class of ocean-going capital ship that did not carry sails, and the first whose entire main armament was mounted … Read Full Description

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S/N: TRNA-023-SHIPS–229047
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Full Title:

H.M.S. Devastion

Date:

C1875

Artist:

Thomas Goldsworthy Dutton (1820 - 1891)

Condition:

In good condition.

Technique:

Lithograph printed in colour.

Image Size: 

182mm 
x 125mm
AUTHENTICITY
H.M.S. Devastion - Antique Print from 1875

Genuine antique
dated:

1875

Description:

HMS Devastation was the first of two Devastation-class mastless turret ships built for the British Royal Navy. This was the first class of ocean-going capital ship that did not carry sails, and the first whose entire main armament was mounted on top of the hull rather than inside it.

Biography:

Thomas Goldsworthy Dutton (1820-1891)

Born in 1820 in London, Middlesex, England and named after his ironmonger father.  Married Martha Foster on 27 Apr 1843, at St John, Hackney, Middlesex. 

He was one of the most famous C19th maritime artists of ship portraits.  A noted watercolorist, and painter in oils his works are numerous institutional collections.

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