A View of Chatham Dockyard by Elias Martin

It depicts the dockyard from the Rochester side of Whitehall Creek although the river is shown opened out to suggest closer proximity to the sea.


Oil on canvas
148 x 240 cm
Art Fund grant:
£25,000 ( Total: £144,000)
Acquired in:
Carlton Hobbs

One of a small number of views showing the dockyard in the period before the Napoleonic Wars.


Gustav Trolle Bonde collection, Theleborg, Sweden; sold Bukovsky's, Stockholm, 1989.

Venue details

The Historic Dockyard Chatham Dock Road, CHATHAM Kent ME4 4TZ 01634 823807 www.thedockyard.co.uk

Entry details

Free with National Art Pass (standard entry £24). National Art Pass discounts do not apply on special event days

10 Feb – 2 Dec 2018
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