The Thames and the Tower of London Supposedly on the King’s Birthday – Samuel Scott 1771

Jonathan Townsend

Posted on August 27 2012

Samuel Scott  ( 1702 – 1772 )     from the Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Collection

Detail: ship, boats, sailor, boxes, barrel, harbor, castle, pier, flag, sail, barge, striped hat.

Here is a close up of the sailor on the tiller of the boat with his cool striped hat.

Just for fun, here is a prototype we worked up over the weekend.

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