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Description found in Archives
Place of creation
No place, unknown, or undetermined
Support: 16.500 x 13.000
Secondary support: 22.100 x 33.400 (irregular)
Scope and content
An image of Tina, (Miss Eglantine Balfour), Katherine Jane Ellice's sister, shown from the right side in profile, reading in her cot by candlelight on board the H.M.S. "Hastings." Tina was part of Lord Durham's suite, which accompanied the Governor General of British North America to Canada in 1838. Mrs. Ellice wrote in her diary about sketching her sister on several occasions in May 1838 while on the "Hastings."
Watercolour removed from album. This work was originally glued to a secondary support. The album page, folio 11, was cut to frame the image that was glued to its verso. Original secondary support and mount attached separately.
Copy negative C-013379
A069-02 Item no. assigned by LAC 11
1990-215 X DAP
Credit: Library and Archives Canada, Acc. No. 1990-215-11
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Signatures and inscriptions
Inscription: in pen and black ink over pencil on secondary support recto b.: Tina reading in her cot - candlelight.; in pen and brown ink, on mount recto t.: No 6.; in pen and black ink, on mount recto l.l.: p 148; l.r.: H.M.S. Hastings.
3. Balfour, Eglantine, ca. 1838.
4. Hastings (Ship)
5. SUBJ - SHIPS - INTERIOR SCENES.
6. SUBJ - SPORTS & AMUSEMENTS, READING.
7. Hastings (Navire)
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