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28 April 1838

Place of creation

No place, unknown, or undetermined

1 drawing: pencil on blue wove paper; 16.5x17 cm

Scope and content

The subject is a view onboard a Royal Navy ship looking towards the stern from an upper deck constructed with fore and aft planks. In the foreground, a man wearing a cloak and a top hat is looking out to sea from the port side. A dog is sitting behind him. A rail separates the main deck from a lower deck in the background. Surrounded by rigging, two sailors stand next to a covered boat.

Graphic (art)
99: Closed pending processing
22 Item no. assigned by LAC 1
99: Closed pending processing

Terms of use

Credit: Library and Archives Canada, James Bruce, 8th Earl of Elgin, and family fonds (R977). Copyright: expired/périmé.

Additional information

Signatures and inscriptions
Inscription: title and date; unsigned.