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May 11, 1838
Place of creation
No place, unknown, or undetermined
Support: 23.000 x 16.600 cm
Secondary support: 22.900 x 31.600 cm (irregular)
Scope and content
Three sailors on board the H.M.S. "Hastings," two shown from the back, one shown in profile making rope. Katherine Jane Ellice came to Canada in 1838 with her husband, Edward Ellice Jr. when he was secretary to Lord Durham during his term as Governor General of Canada in 1838. Lord Durham's suite left Portsmouth, England on April 24 on board the H.M.S. "Hastings," and arrived at Quebec on May 27, 1838.
Watercolour removed from album. This watercolour was originally glued to a secondary support. The album page, folio 4, was cut to frame the image that was glued to the verso. Original mount attached separately.
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Copy negative C-013373
A069-02 Item no. assigned by LAC 5
1990-215 X DAP
Credit: Library and Archives Canada, Acc. No. 1990-215-5R
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Signatures and inscriptions
Inscription: inscribed in gray ink recto l.r.: May/11.; in pen and black ink on mount recto l.c.: May 11[^th] 1838. H.M.S. Hastings.; in pen and darker black ink b.: page 114 to 130.
3. Hastings (Ship)
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