Product images of Chatham Dockyard
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Manufactured in the UK
All products are printed in the UK, using the latest digital presses and a giclée printmaking process.
We only use premium branded inks, and colours are independently verified to last between 100 and 200 years.
Due to its geographical situation, Chatham was the most important Royal Naval dockyard during the 17th century Dutch wars. However from the mid 8th century, it was only important as a building and repair yard rather than a naval base. In 1785, the Navy Board commissioned Nicholas Pocock (1740-1821), and Farington to paint panoramic views of the six naval dockyards for reference use by the Board in their offices, a project which took nearly ten years. The four paintings have considerable documentary value, providing a graphic account of the royal yards at their most important phase during the age of the sailing navy and based on White's accurate and official information.
- Image reference: BHC1782
- National Maritime Museum, Greenwich, London, Greenwich Hospital Collection