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.

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

Provenance

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


The Historic Dockyard Chatham

Dock Road, Chatham, Kent, ME4 4TZ
01634 823807
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Opening times

10 Feb – 2 Dec 2018
10am –​ 4pm (Greenwich Mean Time)
10am –​ 6pm (British Summer Time)

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