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4 December 1838

Place of creation


1 drawing: pencil on white wove paper; 16.9x26.6 cm (image); 26x36 cm (folio)

Scope and content

A marine scene depicting a view of Stonehouse Pool and the Royal William Victualling Yard occupying the headland at Stonehouse and projecting into Plymouth Sound. At the bottom right is a manned two-masted vessel with fore and aft rigging near the shore. Several fore and aft-rigged vessels sail in Stonehouse Pool along with several unmasted small boats. Beyond the Yard in Plymouth Sound is a Royal Naval vessel with square rigging, three masts, a bowsprit and gunports. A hill with vegetation rises from the waterline.

Graphic (art)
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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 79.

Signatures and inscriptions
Inscription: signature (MLL) on the artwork; title written on the album page; date on the artwork and on the album page. Pencil frame drawn with a straight edge.