Drawing of barge 'College' on a sketching cruise Nettleston, Isle of Wight
Mounted in album with PAH3772-PAH3791, PAH3793-PAH3801. No. 21 of 30
(Recto) The two drawings on this sheet were drawn on the same day during one of Schetky's sketching expeditions. The upper drawing shows the barge of the Royal Naval College Portsmouth with Schetky and his students sailing past Nettleton, a village four miles south east of Ryde on the Isle of Wight, which would have been within easy reach of Portsmouth. The lower drawing is a view of Hardway which was on the Gosport side of Portsmouth Harbour.
Inscribed upper right 'Nettleston/Isle of Wight/Sepr 27 1813', in centre of sheet below upper drawing 'College Barge on a Sketching Cruize' and on right of sheet next to lower drawing 'Hardway Sepr 27th/1813/Portsmouth harbour'.
(Verso) A drawing of Southsea beach which continues onto the reverse of PAH3793. It is inscribed 'South Sea Beach/ Nov 20th 1813'.
John Christian Schetky
Original size: 228 mm x 725 mm
- Image reference: PY3792
- National Maritime Museum, Greenwich, London
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