A Scottish Warship

Image credit: Aberdeen Maritime Museum

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Due to the odd way it is cropped at the left side it is thought that the painting might have been part of a larger painting, perhaps showing the same vessel from several angles as was common at that time. The ship is thought to be Dutch-built and in service for the Scottish navy on its way to attempt to establish a Scottish colony at Panama.

A Scottish Warship




oil on canvas


H 82.4 x W 98.7 cm

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Acquisition method

purchased, 1998

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Normally on display at

Aberdeen Maritime Museum

Shiprow, Aberdeen AB11 5BY Scotland

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