Naval Heroes

Saturday, June 2, 2018 to Sunday, July 22, 2018

This exhibition of Britain's naval heroes includes a famous portrait of Admiral Lord Nelson, on loan from the National Portrait Gallery in London. It also features paintings of sea battles and various related items, including a night telescope believed to have been used by Nelson's second-in-command at the Battle of Trafalgar.

Naval Heroes is being hosted to coincide with the Tall Ships Race coming to Sunderland in July.

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Did you know?

Mowbray Park in Sunderland city centre is one of the oldest parks in the North East. Restored to its former Victorian splendour, it has an intriguing array of art works.

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