Shows two ships which have just had a fight.
The English crew won,
But it wasn’t much fun.
Indeed, ‘twas an ‘orrible sight.
© Michael Downes 2014
This painting by Devon artist Peter Goodhall is part of Fairlynch Museum’s art collection. It is entitled ‘The Dutch Privateer Zeuse Brought as a Prize into Exmouth by the Defiance after a Two Hour Action in the Bay, June 1782. A fuller commentary on the work will be published in due course.