Etching by W.L. Wyllie RA (1851-1931) - Racing Yachts off Old Portsmouth
William Lionel Wyllie RA (1851-1931)
Racing Yachts off Old Portsmouth
original etching with drypoint, signed in pencil
Framed & glazed in our studio using conservation materials.
Dimensions of image: 12 x 37.5 cm
Overall dimensions including frame: 39.5 x 63 cm
The yachts are from the Royal Victoria Yacht club in Southsea. Fort Blockhouse, Gosport, is shown to the left with the campanile of Holy Trinity rising above it. Portsmouth Cathedral is depicted extreme right and to its left Clarence Pier which was destroyed by enemy bombing in 1941.