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[May 1838]

Place of creation

No place, unknown, or undetermined

1 drawing: pencil and watercolour on wove paper; 11.5x14.5 cm

Scope and content

A genre scene depicting two sailors working [on HMS Hastings]. One is seated on the deck with his back to the viewer and the other, standing in profile, is [belaying line]. Both are wearing broad-brimmed hats with flat crowns, wide-legged trousers and short jackets with round-cut collars.

Graphic (art)
99: Closed pending processing
22 Item no. assigned by LAC 6
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

Signatures and inscriptions
Inscription: no title or date; unsigned.