One of three tapestries were woven to the designs of William Van der Velde the Elder.
Mortlake Tapestry of the Battle of Solebay, 1672 by Thomas Poyntz, 1688
© National Maritime Museum
- 380 x 510 cm
- Art Fund grant:
- £500 ( Total: £4,450)
- Acquired in:
The tapestry shows the burning Royal James, flagship of the Earl of Sandwich, admiral of the blue squadron.
Horace Walpole; Colonel Horace Walpole of Heckfield Place, Winchfield; Earl of Iveagh.