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Title: 1972P53 The English Ship Hampton Court in a Gale
Description: 1972P53
The English Ship Hampton Court in a Gale, 1678-80
Artist: Willem van de Velde the Younger

Willem Van de Velde the Younger was a the Dutch marine painter. He emigrated to England with his father in 1674, both were employed in the service of King Charles II. The accurate depiction of the ship enabled it to be identified as the seventy-gun galleon HMS Hampton Court built for the King's first naval fleet.
A drawing of the Hampton Court by Willem the Elder (1611-1693) is in the collection of the National Maritime Museum, London.
Keywords:
Sailing
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Birmingham Museums Trust/Birmingham Museum & Art Gallery
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Oil Painting
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Cloud
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17th Century
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Seascape
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Weather
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Wind
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Weather
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Storm
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Marine art
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Weather
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rain
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Ship
   
Usage Rights: Creative Commons 0 - Public Domain. Optional attribution: Photo by Birmingham Museums Trust, licensed under CC0
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Credit Line: Purchased with the aid of the National Art Collections Fund, 1972. (the frame subsequently purchased through the Friends of Birmingham Museums & Art Gallery,1974).