Thomas Elliott (active late 18th century)
oil on canvas
Contained within the original frame
Overall size including frame: 61.5 x 83.7 cm
A tranquil view of the harbour, c.1790. George III is on the throne, William Pitt is Prime Minister, the Battle of Trafalgar is fifteen years in the future. Haslar Hospital (extreme right) is less than forty years old. Fort Blockhouse is shown in the centre.