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Description found in Archives
23 November 1838
Place of creation
No place, unknown, or undetermined
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.
Credit: Library and Archives Canada, James Bruce, 8th Earl of Elgin, and family fonds (R977). Copyright: expired/périmé.
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