Robert Salmon (Anglo/American, 1775-1845)
Shipping off Birkenhead
depicting a 28-gun ship of the White Fleet, possibly a privateer by her fore pennant, in two positions, hove to backing down against her anchor rode, with a gig along side.
signed with initials and dated lower right: "RS 1810"
oil on canvas
27 x 43-1/2 in. (68.5 x 110.4 cm.)