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[July] 1839


Isle of Wight

Place of creation


1 drawing: pencil on blue wove paper; 15x24.1 cm (image); 26x36 cm (folio)

Scope and content

A marine scene depicting the timber promenade pier extending into The Solent at Ryde. Figures walk along the pier. At the end of it is a navigation lamp and [stairs] going down to the water where a paddle steamer with its funnel and paddle wheel sit. In the foreground at the right is a single-masted fore and aft rigged vessel without its sails. Several other fore and aft rigged vessels are located around the pier. In the background are the buildings of Ryde.

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 [87].

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