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Description found in Archives
Item (linked) part of
April - May 1838
Place of creation
No place, unknown, or undetermined
Support: 20.200 x 17.100 cm
Secondary support: 22.000 x 33.100 cm (irregular)
Scope and content
Pencil drawing by Coke Smyth of the H.M.S. "Improbable" and several other sailing vessels in the background, Devonport, U.K.
John Richard Coke Smyth came to Canada as drawing master to Lord Durham's family. He may have stayed on in Canada after they returned to England.
Pencil drawing by Coke Smyth on verso of a pencil drawing by Katherine Jane Ellice, removed from album. Original mount attached separately. Inscriptions on the album page apply to image on recto.
Conditions of access
A069-02 Item no. assigned by LAC 26
1990-215 X DAP
Credit: Library and Archives Canada, Acc. No. 1990-215-26V
Signatures and inscriptions
Inscription: in pencil on support verso l.c.: H.M.S. Improbable. Devonport.
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