Yale Center for British Art
Walker, Augustine

Cut-paper diorama of the HMS Defiance.
Rye?, England, 1762.

Physical Description:
1 diorama ; 48 x 59 x 7 cm
Rare Books and Manuscripts
Copyright Status:
Public Domain
Related Content:
View catalog record for Walker's cut-paper diorama of the HMS Sutherland http://hdl.handle.net/10079/bibid/11867201
Three-Dimensional Artifacts
The HMS Definace was a 58-gun fourth rate ship of the line of the Royal Navy, built at Deptford according to the dimensions laid out in the 1741 proposals of the 1719 Establishment, and launched on 12 October 1744. The ship was sold out of the Navy in 1766. It took part in the following conflicts: Finisterre 1747, Ushant 1747, Louisburg 1758, Quiberon Bay 1759 and Havana 1762. See: Lavery, Brian. The ship of the line (1983), v. 1, p. 172.
Exhibition History:
A Decade of Gifts and Acquisitions (Yale Center for British Art, 2017-06-01 - 2017-08-13)

Subject Terms:
Defiance (Ship : 1744-1766) | Great Britain. Royal Navy. | Sailing ships -- Great Britain. | Warships -- Great Britain.
Model ships. | Dioramas. | Models. | Cut-paper works.