Angus McBride (biography)Medium:
Gouache on BoardSize:
15" x 9" (390mm x 220mm)Date:
Signed by artist lower rightThis is the Signed unique original Gouache painting by Angus McBride.
On the 6th May 1682 the British Man-o'-War Gloucester ran aground on the sandbank known as the Lemon and Ore just off Yarmouth. Due to strong winds the ship soon started to take in water and eventually capsized.
The ship was making it's way down the coast from Edinburgh to London and was flying the Royal Standard as amongst the prestigious passenger list was the Duke of York the future King James II.
Originally published as page 8 of Look and Learn issue 463, 28th November 1970. This is the right panel of a double page spread, see also McBrideGloucesterLL (below).
The second image is on the same board and depicts the ship's carpenter reporting to the Captain that there was nine feet of water in the Gloucester's hold.Click for larger image ...