AAA
Painting of the ‘The Wreck of the Buckland, 1755’

Painting of the ‘The Wreck of the Buckland, 1755’

OBJECT OF THE WEEK: Painting of the ‘The Wreck of the Buckland, 1755’

Commanded and owned by a William Bartlett of St Marychurch, the Buckland returned from Newfoundland en route to Torbay in the Winter of 1755. She was wrecked and several men drowned as a result. Their names are listed within the painting which can be seen in our Farmhouse Gallery.

DONATE NOW
Support your local museum
Stay Connected
Whats On

Torbay Council Arts Council Lottery Funded Torbay Geo Park National Geo Park
© Torquay Museum 2018 | Website by Website Vision | Vision & Goals | Policies & Plans
Torquay Museum, 529 Babbacombe Rd, Torquay, TQ1 1HG. Tel: 01803 293975
Torbay Museums Trust (trading as Torquay Museum) Charity Registration number 1025390;
Company Limited by Guarantee; Company registered in England and Wales; Company Registration Number 02764633