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Description found in Archives
7 May 1838
Place of creation
No place, unknown, or undetermined
Scope and content
Drawn on HMS Hastings. The subject is a genre scene depicting a soldier with his back to the viewer seated behind a ship's gun extending out of a gunport. He is wearing a Balmoral bonnet with the suggestion of a diced band and toorie. Facing the viewer at the right is a sailor with his hands clasped in front of him. He is wearing wide-legged trousers, and short jacket with a notched collar and a broad-brimmed hat with a flat crown.
Credit: Library and Archives Canada, James Bruce, 8th Earl of Elgin, and family fonds (R977). Copyright: expired/périmé.
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