The British Fleet at Anchor off St Lucia, 1778
- Art Funded
- 108 x 184 cm
- Art Fund grant
- £21,000 (Total: £140,000; Tax remission)
- PHB Alderson
Lucia).... December 16th 1778. Commemorates Admiral Barrington's capture of this strategically significant West Indian island in the American War.
Admiral the Hon Samuel Barrington; (1729-1800) Shute Barrington, Bishop of Durham who presented it to Greenwich Hospital, 1824; returned circa 1853 to Barrington family; by descent to 11th Viscount Barrington; Right Reverend PHB Alderson.