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Place of creation
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Scope and content
Drawn on HMS Hastings. The subject is a genre scene depicting a sailor seated beside a box with his back to a mast. He is splicing line. He is wearing wide-legged trousers, a jacket with a round-cut collar and a broad-brimmed hat with a flat crown. In the background, two figures are seen on a lower deck beyond a rail. The rigging is roughly sketched.
Credit: Library and Archives Canada, James Bruce, 8th Earl of Elgin, and family fonds (R977). Copyright: expired/périmé.
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