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Portrait of the 'Holmes'?
Viewed from astern, slightly on the starboard quarter, a portrait of a ship that is thought to be the 'Holmes', 24-gun fifth-rate, bought from Sir Robert Holmes 1671, made a fireship 1677, sold 1682.
This drawing is made with freedom and accuracy but without the addition of any wash. The ship is shown high out of the water and without guns. It is possible that the drawing was made about the same time while the ship was laid up in ordinary.
Willem van de Velde the Younger
Original size: 271 mm x 375 mm
- Image reference: PY1844
- National Maritime Museum, Greenwich, London