A Terrible Shipwreck

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Date:1870

Description:This is an oil painting on canvas depicting the shipwreck of several ships in a fierce storm and was painted by T.L Morilyan R.N. in 1870. Local people can be seen on the beach watching the activity and collecting pieces of wreckage and cargo. An inscription in the bottom right corner of the painting reads 'T.L. Morilyan R.N. March 1870' and another on the reverse reads 'Wrecked on the night of the 12th February 1870'. Unframed size Height 342mm, Width 424mm.


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Source: Compton Verney House Trust

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