WILLIAM EDWARD ATKINS
1842 – 1910
1st rate ship of the line in Portsmouth Harbour
Signed & dated 1908
Frame size: 18½ x 30¾ inches / 47 x 78.1 cm
Stock number: 820280/0818
A 1st rate three gun deck Ship of the Line hove to in a snow squall, gunnery practice and a paddle tug and other shipping in a choppy sea in Portsmouth Harbour with the Semaphore Tower and storehouses to the right.