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Description found in Archives

Date(s)

23 November 1838

Place

Atlantic Ocean

Place of creation

No place, unknown, or undetermined

1 drawing: pencil on wove paper; 15.8x23.8 cm (image); 26x36 cm (folio)

Scope and content

A marine scene depicting a view of a spar attached to a mast and supporting a sail onboard HMS INCONSTANT. Coils of line on the deck are belayed on belaying pins mounted on the mast. At the right of the mast is a ratline. Two of the three unidentified objects on the deck to the left of the mast may be a cylindrical container with a cone shaped basketry lid with a ball finial and a rope tension drum. The third object is of a rectangular box shape with the suggestion of vents on one side.

Graphic (art)
99: Closed pending processing
Volume
16
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 76.

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

Private

3994637