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Julian Trevelyan, RA (1910-1988)

The Stork

signed and dated ‘46
oil on canvas
50.5 by 61 cm.; 20 by 24 in.

Gimpel Fils Ltd, London


In 1913 HMS Stork was anchored in the river upstream of Hammersmith Bridge to serve as a training ship for boys interested in a Naval career. After squeezing under Hammersmith Bridge it soon became a landmark and it remained there, gently moving until 1950.
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