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Description found in Archives
May 2, 1838
Place of creation
No place, unknown, or undetermined
Support: 16.600 x 24.700 cm
Secondary support: 32.500 x 21.400 cm (irregular)
Scope and content
Sailor carrying a flag for signalling purposes on board the H.M.S. "Hastings". Katherine Jane Ellice accompanied her husband, Edward J. Ellice Jr., Secretary to Lord Durham, on his trip to Canada in 1838. Lord Durham's suite left England for Canada on April 24, 1838 on board the "Hastings", and arrived at Quebec on May 27, 1838. While on the "Hastings," Mrs. Ellice made many sketches.
Watercolour removed from album. This work was originally glued to the verso of folio 6 so that the mount, which was cut, formed a frame around the support. Original secondary support and mount attached separately.
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Copy negative C-013374
A069-02 Item no. assigned by LAC 6
1990-215 X DAP
Credit: Library and Archives Canada, Acc. No. 1990-215-6
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Signatures and inscriptions
Inscription: in pencil, recto l.r.: May 2; in pen and black ink over pencil, on secondary support recto b.: on board the Hastings; in pen and black ink, on secondary support recto l.r.: 1838; in pen and brown ink, on mount recto t.: No 1.; in pen and black ink, on mount recto b.: page 114 to 130.
3. SUBJ - COSTUMES, SPECIAL TOPICS - NON-CANADIAN - GREAT BRITAIN - 1838.
4. Hastings (Ship)
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