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Lieutenant Commander Harry John Hall

© the artist's estate / Bridgeman Images. Photo credit: National Maritime Museum

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A full-length portrait facing slightly to right. The sitter wears Arctic clothing and binoculars round his neck and he stands on the bridge of a corvette on Arctic duty. He leans on the compass on his right, with the speaking tube beside it. In 1942, the sitter commanded the corvette 'Lotus', and the 'Phlox' from 1942 to 1943. The artist has concentrated on the bulkiness of the Arctic dress, boots, gloves and hood, the figure being encased with only his head uncovered.

National Maritime Museum





oil on canvas


H 101.5 x W 51 cm

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William Dring


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