Victory and other historic Marine News

I have been speaking to Peter Goodwin, Curator and Keeper of HMS Victory and author of numerous definitive books on historic marine subjects.PG___GF_IMG_6503_wp.jpg

Peter is very concerned that there are structural problems in Victory caused by poor repairs and the committees responsible are not listening to him …

Thus I was able to bring Peter some moral support and light relief with some marine news.

Read moreVictory and other historic Marine News

how capitalism has and is driving

 Possible projects include a Laperouse painting, one or 2 on the theme of Nelson and Trafalgar (because the Victory 2005 series are about to become available for sale, I will write the story here soon) a further famous wine village series this time involving more working people in the paintings,  and I have a new idea that relates to paintings about some of the big issues of our times.

Read morehow capitalism has and is driving

The story about "Zeven Provinciën", Royal Netherlands Navy

"Zeven Provinciën", Royal Netherlands Navy

“Zeven Provinciën”

A  very fine painting of this Eighty gun Ship of the Line, full size replica now building at the Batavia Wherf,  Leylastad, in the Netherlands.

The original plan was to produce prints, the sale of which would support this amazing project. At that time it was not possible to produce small print runs economically (it is now).

Collect your signed numbered copy of this beautiful painting using Paypal from page http://www.frickers.co.uk/prints.html 

Read moreThe story about "Zeven Provinciën", Royal Netherlands Navy