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May 1838


Atlantic Ocean

Place of creation

No place, unknown, or undetermined

1 drawing: pencil, pencil wash and watercolour on blue wove paper, corners cut diagonally; 14.5x16.5 cm (image); 26x36 cm (folio)

Scope and content

Title refers to the artist's sister, Alice Anne Caroline. Drawn on HMS Hastings. The figure is wearing boots, an outer garment with a sloping shoulder line and a poke bonnet with a cylindrical crown and a broad funnel brim. A ribbon is tied around the crown and under the chin. The figure is seated next to a dog. A mast and the rail are roughly sketched.

Graphic (art)
99: Closed pending processing
99: Closed pending processing
Archival reference no.

Terms of use

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

Additional information

Physical description note
Album of Mary Louisa Lambton, page 20.

Signatures and inscriptions
Inscription: signature (MLL) and date on the artwork; title written on the album page. Pencil frame drawn with a straight edge.