"I jumped up, and made but two steps to the point"

Portsmouth Point (sometimes known as Spice Island) is situated in Old Portsmouth, at the eastern side of the entrance to Portsmouth Harbour.

William Walton composed an overture entitled 'Portsmouth Point', inspired by the Rowlandson print shown below.

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Caricature of Portsmouth Point (1811)
Public DomainCaricature of Portsmouth Point (1811) - Credit: Thomas Rowlandson