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War Artists At SeaShowcasing the best of Royal Museums Greenwich's collection of First and Second World War art, this display at The Queen's House includes visually arresting and moving portraits, battle scenes, and depictions of everyday life during conflict. Charged with the task of revealing a truth that went beyond the simple recording of events, official war art served the purposes of commemoration, instruction, documentation and propaganda as well as raising morale at home and at the front. War Artists at Sea features paintings and works on paper and consists of a rolling programme of displays throughout 2014. Artists on display include: Leslie Cole, Eric Ravilious, Richard Eurich, Norman Wilkinson, Stephen Bone, William Dring, John Worsley, and Charles Wheeler.

 

About The Queen's House

As far as royal residences go, the Queen's House is a modest palace - an appealing, but simple, bright white, classical, Palladian villa flanked by colonnades. Its understated appearance, however, belies its immense historical significance. Built in 1616 by Inigo Jones for Anne of Denmark - the wife of James I - the Queen's House was the first neo-classical building seen in England. More about The Queen's House

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War Artists At Sea  John Travers Cornwell, Boy 1st class (1900-16) by Ambrose McEvoy © On loan to the National Maritime Museum, Greenwich, London. Kindly lent by Mrs Mona McEvoy  

   
War Artists At Sea - John Travers Cornwell, Boy 1st class (1900-16) by Ambrose McEvoy © On loan to the National Maritime Museum, Greenwich, London. Kindly lent by Mrs Mona McEvoy

War Artists At Sea John Travers Cornwell, Boy 1st class (1900-16) by Ambrose McEvoy © On loan to the National Maritime Museum, Greenwich, London. Kindly lent by Mrs Mona McEvoy 


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Maze Hill Railway Station
 
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London > Hotels > Mid-Range Chain Hotel   from £53  42% off
Catherine Grove, SE10 | 16 minutes from War Artists At Sea
Housed in a former police section house, the DoubleTree by Hilton London - Greenwich offers contemporary accommodation while retaining the building's historic 1940s charm. The tranquil ... More
 
 
 
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London > Hotels > Budget Chain Hotel   from £52  22% off
Bugsby Way, SE10 | 19 minutes from War Artists At Sea
Staying at this hotel puts you right in the centre of Greenwich, with a thousand years of British naval history on your doorstep, as well shops, ... More
 
 
 
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London > Hotels > Mid-Range Chain Hotel   from £74  40% off
South Quay, E14 | 28 minutes from War Artists At Sea
Perched on the waterfront, just 15 minutes from London's City Airport, the Hilton London Canary Wharf combines convenience with comfort. Stroll across the hotel's private bridge ... More
 
 
 
 
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Jutland 1916: WWI's Greatest Sea Battle
London > Events > Exhibitions  Dates: 20th May 2016 to 1st January 2018
War Artists At Sea, Park Row, SE10 | Same location as War Artists At Sea
A hundred years after World War One the National Maritime Museum reflects on the largest naval battle of ...More
 
 
 
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Greenwich Market Grotto
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War Artists At Sea, College Approach, SE10 | 4 minutes from War Artists At Sea
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War Artists At Sea, Crooms Hill, SE10 | 4 minutes from War Artists At Sea
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London > Entertainment >
Cutty Sark, King William Walk, SE10 | 6 minutes from War Artists At Sea
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London > Entertainment > Comedy Clubs
302 Creek Road, Greenwick, SE10 | 6 minutes from War Artists At Sea
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Greenwich Picturehouse
London > Entertainment > Cinemas
180 Greenwich High Road, SE10 | 8 minutes from War Artists At Sea
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Royal Observatory Greenwich
London > Attractions > Museums
National Maritime Museum, Greenwich, SE10 | Same location as War Artists At Sea
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The Queen's House
London > Attractions > Museums
Park Row, SE10 | Same location as War Artists At Sea
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National Maritime Museum: Peter Harrison Planetarium
London > Attractions > Museums
Royal Observatory Greenwich, Greenwich Park, SE10 | Same location as War Artists At Sea
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Greenwich Market
London > Shopping > Markets
College Approach, SE10 | 4 minutes from War Artists At Sea
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The Cheeseboard
London > Shopping > Food and Drink Shops
26 Royal Hill, SE10 | 8 minutes from War Artists At Sea
A small but perfectly formed cheese shop in a pretty little street off the main Greenwich High Road. With over 100 different types to choose from, ... More
 
 
 
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London > Shopping > Food and Drink Shops
20 Royal Hill, SE10 | 8 minutes from War Artists At Sea
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London > Restaurants > British restaurants
Park Row, SE10 | 5 minutes from War Artists At Sea
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The Pepys Building, The Old Royal Naval College, SE10 | 5 minutes from War Artists At Sea
A mix of experimental brewery, cafe, restaurant and heritage site, the Grade II listed Old Brewery is a seven days a week operation. It's also only ... More
 
 
 
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London > Restaurants > American restaurants
45 Greenwich Church Street, Greenwich, SE10 | 5 minutes from War Artists At Sea
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Four Corners
London > Education > Adult Education
121 Roman Road, Tower Hamlets, London E2 | 3.8 miles from War Artists At Sea
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University of Greenwich
London > Education > Universities and Colleges
Maritime Greenwich University Campus, Park Row, SE10 | 4 minutes from War Artists At Sea
The main University of Greenwich campus boasts a picturesque setting on a World Heritage Site on the banks of the River Thames within three baroque buildings ... More
 
 
 
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London College Of Communication
London > Education > Professional Training
Elephant & Castle, Elephant and Castle, London SE1 | 4.3 miles from War Artists At Sea
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Greenwich Park
London > Leisure > Parks and Gardens
Romney Road, SE10 | 5 minutes from War Artists At Sea
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Greenwich Peninsula Driving Range
London > Leisure > Golf
Greenwich Peninsula, SE10 | 26 minutes from War Artists At Sea
If you hook a shot at the state of the art Greenwich Peninsula Driving Range it'll head towards Canary Wharf and if you slice it ... More
 
 
 
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Brooklyn Bowl
London > Leisure >
O2 Arena, Peninsula Square, SE10 | 28 minutes from War Artists At Sea
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17 Nelson Road, Greenwich, SE10 | 4 minutes from War Artists At Sea
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Park Row, SE10 | 5 minutes from War Artists At Sea
The pub achieved notoriety selling whitebait (still on the menu) but now the Trafalgar Tavern is a refreshment point for the capital's many visitors. It's hardly ... More
 
 
 
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Gipsy Moth
London > Nightlife > Pubs
60 Greenwich Church Street, SE10 | 5 minutes from War Artists At Sea
in the shadow of the Cutty Sark , the grade I listed pub the Gipsy Moth has a large outdoor seating area, ... More
 
 
 
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The Old Brewery
London > Nightlife > Bars
The Pepys Building, Old Royal Naval College, SE10 | 5 minutes from War Artists At Sea
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Studio 338
London > Nightlife > Nightclubs
338 Boord Street, Greenwich, SE10 | 20 minutes from War Artists At Sea
Due to a fire in August 2016, Studio 338 is currently undergoing a major refurb . In the meantime, check out their ... More
 
 
 
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NY-LON
London > Nightlife > Bars
The O2, Peninsula Square, SE10 | 28 minutes from War Artists At Sea
Enjoy the luxuries of a first class travel lounge without leaving terra firma at NY-LON, a swish bar in the entertainment district of The O2. The ... More
 
 
 
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Old Royal Naval College
London > Business > Venue Hire
Greenwich Foundation for the Old Royal Naval College, 2, Cutty Sark Gardens, Greenwich, SE10 | 5 minutes from War Artists At Sea
The Old Royal Naval College was built on the site of the Tudor Palace in Greenwich in which Henry VIII and Elizabeth I were born. William ... More
 
 
 
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Laban
London > Business > Venue Hire
Creekside, Deptford, SE8 | 15 minutes from War Artists At Sea
Tate Modern architects Herzog & de Meuron went for a shimmering, plastic-clad building when tasked with designing the Laban building, a place where excellence in contemporary ... More
 
 
 
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The O2
London > Business > Venue Hire
Peninsula Square, SE10 | 28 minutes from War Artists At Sea
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