HMS Lion at the Dogger Bank Action, 1915

Catalogue number
  • Art.IWM ART 5205
Department
Art and Popular Design
Production date
1915
Subject period
Materials
  • Support: canvas
  • medium: oil
Dimensions
  • Support: Height 1231 mm, Width 1828 mm
Alternative names
  • object category: painting
Creator
Category
art
Gift of Mrs A J W Burgess, 1959

© The Estate of the Artist

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Object description

image: The British battlecruiser HMS Lion in action at sea, with large splashes in the water off her starboard side as a result of enemy fire. Another warship is visible in the background to the left.

Label

HMS Lion was the flagship of Rear Admiral David Beatty during the Battle of Dogger Bank on 24 January 1915.

Inscription

ARTHUR J W BURGESS

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