Signed Etching by W.L. Wyllie RA - Early Submarines in Portsmouth Harbour
Original etching with drypoint, signed in pencil
Framed and glazed in our studio using conservation materials
Dimensions of engraved area: 8.2 x 18.3 cm
Overall dimensions including frame: 35 x 43.5 cm
The ship to the right of the central submarine is HMS Mercury which served as a submarine depot ship from 1906-13, and was broken up in 1919. HMS Victory can be seen in the distance firing a salute, and the Semaphore Tower in Portsmouth Dockyard is on the far right.