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HMS 'Benbow' at Christmas, 1918

Prints, drawings and watercolours

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Collection Prints, drawings and watercolours, Fine art
User collections Christmas collections by NMMExhibitions
Gallery locationNot on display
VesselsBenbow (1913)

Object details:

Object ID PAE2761
Description Inscribed by the artist, lower right, 'Benbow Xmas'. The battleship 'Benbow' was built by Beardmore at Glasgow, launched on 12 November 1913 and completed in October 1914. This nearly port-broadside study from off the port bow depicts her at Christmas 1918 with a flying-off platform and deflection scales on 'B' turret, and Christmas trees in her rigging.
Date made 1918

Artist/Maker Wyllie, William Lionel
Credit National Maritime Museum, Greenwich, London, Caird Collection
Materials graphite
Measurements 253 mm x 353 mm
  • HMS 'Benbow' at Christmas, 1918 (PAE2761)
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