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Royal Naval Museum, Somerset House, Exhibition of models


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Gallery locationNot on display

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Object ID PAD1391
Description When the Admiralty moved into new premises in Whitehall, London, in 1725, it was decided that the Navy Board, over whom the Admiralty had responsibility, should move to a site much closer; from Seething Lane behind the Tower of London to new offices at Somerset House. The Royal Naval Museum, here exhibiting ship models, was also located at Somerset House. Print
Date made

Artist/Maker Shepherd, Thomas Hosmer
Melville, Henry
Mead, J.
Credit National Maritime Museum, Greenwich, London
Materials engraving
Measurements Mount: 268 mm x 209 mm
  • Royal Naval Museum, Somerset House, Exhibition of models (PAD1391)
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