The People of Gibraltar
1830s - John Wilson Carmichael

John Wilson Carmichael, born in Newcastle upon Tyne  around 1800, was a prolific marine painter. It is debateable whether he ever visited Gibraltar. In fact his depictions of the Rock - with one exception - suggest he never did.

John Wilson Carmichael  ( 1839 Thomas Ellerby )

The following are a selection of those of his pictures in which the Rock serves as background to sea and sail.

Admiral Exmouth leaves Gibraltar for the Battle of Algiers - 1816

Scketch for previous picture

Off Gibraltar

By Moonlight

A large second-rate passing through local small craft off Gibraltar

Shipping off Gibraltar in heavy seas

Warships under sail, Gibraltar

The Rock - Attributed but  . . . .