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A very fine 18th century sketch of the Royal Naval Hospital. Mahon

Stock No. 23964 Category: Tag: Cartographer: Anonymous.

Vista del R.l hospital de Mahon, cituado sobre la Ysla del Rey enmedio del Puerto.
Spanish, c.1790. Ink and watercolour sketch. Trapezoid, at most 250 x 460mm.

£1,250

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A skilled watercolour of the Royal Navy Hospital built by the British on the Illa del Rei in Mahon harbour in 1711, presented within a decorative frame-like border. The trapezoid format was used to that it would fit in a wooden panel on a yacht.
The hospital remained in use until 1964: it now houses the Hauser & Wirth Art Centre.

Additional information

Dimensions 460 × 250 mm
Cartographer

Date

1790

Extra Info

Vista del R.l hospital de Mahon, cituado sobre la Ysla del Rey enmedio del Puerto.

Publication

Spanish, c.1790. Ink and watercolour sketch. Trapezoid, at most 250 x 460mm.

Condition

A good example.

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