unknown artist

Schooner Harry Emett of Brixham Entering the Port of Naples 1871

Painting, oil on canvas. Inscribed 'Schooner Harry Emmett of Brixham Entering the Port of Naples 7ber 1871 John Popham master'. Framed: wood, gilt with black bandings, glazed. 749 x 476 mm.

curator's notes
Depictions of vessels entering the harbour of Naples were common during the 19th and early 20th century. Hundreds exist, all with a smoking Vesuvius in the background.

BRXHM reference: 490