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May 11, 1838

Place of creation

No place, unknown, or undetermined

1 watercolour / aquarelle : watercolour over pencil on wove paper
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.

Graphic (art)
90: Open
Physical access through an art archivist
. No restrictions on use for reproduction or publication
Graphic (art)
Copy negative C-013373
90: Open
Graphic (art)
90: Open
A069-02 Item no. assigned by LAC 5
90: Open
Other accession no.
1990-215 X DAP

Terms of use

Credit: Library and Archives Canada, Acc. No. 1990-215-5R
Copyright: Expired

Additional name(s)

Additional information

Removed from: album: Katherine Jane Ellice Album

Availability of other formats note
Colour transparency available

Signatures and inscriptions
Inscribed. Dated.
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.

Subject heading

1. work.
2. travail.
3. Hastings (Ship)


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