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May 1838

Place of creation

No place, unknown, or undetermined

1 drawing: pencil on blue wove paper, corners cut diagonally; 12.7x15.5 cm (image); 26x36 cm (folio)

Scope and content

The subject is a marine scene depicting a two-masted, square-rigged vessel sinking into the water at the bow with the stern raised above the waterline. The rigging and sails are collapsing. In front of the ship is a figure in a boat with oars.

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 30.

Signatures and inscriptions
Inscription: signature (MLL) and date on the artwork; no title provided. Pencil frame drawn with a straight edge.