The John Robertson Collection of Marine Paintings

9 Jul 2014, starting at 15:00 BST .

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Robert Dodd (British, 1748-1816) A Trinity House yacht in two positions off Dover, with a view of the castle and cliffs beyond

Thomas Buttersworth (British, 1768-1828) Admiral Lord St. Vincent's flagship Ville de Paris hove-to, but about to get underway again having 'dropped her pilot' off the Bugío lighthouse at the mouth of the Tagus

William Anderson (British, 1757-1837) H.M.S. Culloden, under Captain Troubridge's command, stranded on a shoal off Aboukir Island as the battle of the Nile rages in the distance ahead of her

Thomas Luny (British, 1759-1837) The battle of Trafalgar, 21st October 1805 – Nelson's flagship Victory and Téméraire in close action with the French Rédoubtable as the battle rages around them

Attributed to Adriaen van Diest (British 1655-1704) An engagement between opposing French and English squadrons at sea, the English flagship in close action with two of the enemy

English School, mid-19th century A Squadron of the Red at sea and battling against a stiff breeze in a heavy swell

Charles Brooking (British, 1723-1759) A Cutter hauled on the starboard tack in a fresh breeze

Circle of Cornelis van de Velde (British1675-1729) English men-o'war riding out the gale under staysails only, with a Hooker nearby

English School, Early 18th century The English fleet at anchor in a calm off a fortified citadel

Francis Swaine (British, d. 1782) His Majesty's frigate Unicorn sailing down the coast in company with an Admiralty yacht; and Unicorn, in three positions, driven close inshore by heavy weather

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