Maritime view of Plymouth harbour, with boats at sail and in dry dock, by the 18th-century caricaturist and watercolourist Thomas Rowlandson.

The work is painted in a palette of warm brown and cool grey-blues. In the foreground are lively figures of people and horses.


Collection of Lady Frances Ann Stevens.

The Box, Plymouth

Drake Circus, Plymouth, Devon, PL4 8AJ
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