Art Treasures of the Squadron

HMS Victory, by John Allcot, hangs above the fireplace in the Neutral Bay Verandah.

The next installment of Squadron Member Robyn Coleman’s research into our most important paintings.

This is the story of HMS Victory, the great sailing battleship commanded by Admiral Nelson in the Battle of Trafalgar – at the pinnacle of his fighting career.

By winning this battle in 1805, Britain was saved from an invasion by Napoleon.

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