Oil on canvas, signed
14 x 12 in.
Painter of coastal scenes and marines who lived in Greenwich and for many years had a studio overlooking the Medway. He painted under the pseudonym William Anson Thornbery and William Anson as well as his exhibiting name 'Charles Thornely'. Under this mantle he exhibited 53 times at the Royal Academy, four at the British Institution, eight at the New Watercolour Society and 82 times at other venues.