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  . . . .