HMS BARHAM and the 5th Battle Squadron in Cherbourg, 1919
Cecil King, RI RBA ROI RSMA (1881-1942). Watercolour, signed and dated 1919 Cecil King (LR).
21 x 14 ins (53 x 36 cms) approx
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HMS BARHAM (Captain Richard Horne DSO RN) wearing the flag of Vice Admiral Commanding 5th Battle Squadron, Vice Admiral Sir Arthur Leveson KCB, paid a visist to Cherbourg in 1919 and the watercolour is full of small craft from both navies darting around the capital ships as they lie at anchor: a French battleship, left background, is in company.