Exeter’s Fine Art, Autumn 2014
29 August 2014
Commemorating the outbreak of the First World War with works by Walter Bayes and Muirhead Bone. RAMM’s portrait collection will also be represented by two naval heroes of the Napoleonic era with Devon connections – Admiral Edward Pellew and Captain Charles Proby. Pellew rose to become commander of the Mediterranean fleet and a national celebrity after the Bombardment of Algiers whilst Proby also gave outstanding service in the Seven Years War and the War of American Independence.